Health & Wellness

  • How to Reduce Swollen Feet During Pregnancy

    Swollen feet are one of the most common physical ailments during pregnancy, especially in the later stages. This swelling happens to an estimated 80% of pregnant women so you’re certainly not alone1. While mildly swollen feet during pregnancy are normal, they can be uncomfortable. The good news is you don’t have to settle for swollen feet during pregnancy! There are multiple ways to counteract this ailment and alleviate your discomfort.
  • Things To Do On Maternity Leave to Enjoy Bonding

    Keep reading to learn things to do on maternity leave to enjoy bonding and maximize the time with your new baby. We’re giving you ideas to try plus dispelling certain myths to help you along your new journey into motherhood.
  • First Time Pregnancy Tips: How to Have a Healthy Pregnancy

    Becoming a first-time mom is an exciting new journey filled with anticipation, joy, and definitely some concerns about how to have a healthy pregnancy. Your body is going to go through many changes over the course of a pregnancy, making it all the more important to talk to your doctor and research healthy pregnancy tips for as smooth an experience as possible.
  • 7 Different Breastfeeding Positions For Moms to Try

    August is National Breastfeeding Month, a time to celebrate and raise awareness about breastfeeding for mothers who opt to do so. Breastfeeding provides numerous benefits for babies, including essential nutrients, immune system support, and bonding with their mothers. However, finding the best breastfeeding positions can be a challenge for many moms.
  • How to Prevent Preeclampsia Naturally During Pregnancy

    Preeclampsia is a potentially life-threatening condition that can occur during pregnancy, affecting both the mother and baby. Preeclampsia Awareness Month is observed each May,  helping expectant mothers understand what it is and how to avoid preeclampsia on their pregnancy journey.
  • Mental Health and Pregnancy: A Self-Care Guide

    When people think about pregnancy and mental health, most often their thoughts go to postpartum depression and other common conditions women may experience after the birth of their child. Just as important, however, is mental health during pregnancy. Understanding the role of mental health in pregnancy can help reduce the likelihood of some pregnancy complications and prioritize the health of the mother-to-be.
  • 6 Ways to Lower Risk Factors for Breast Cancer Naturally

    Breast cancer. Those two words are enough to make anyone worry, and reasonably so! Almost everyone knows someone touched by this disease, but there is some good news. Treatments continue to get better and we now know more than ever before about risk factors for breast cancer and how to reduce your risk of developing it.
  • Essential Health and Fitness Tips for Women

    As we celebrate National Women’s Health and Fitness Day on September 28th, 2022, we’re reminded of the importance for all women to prioritize their health even as they juggle the many demands of life. With a few simple considerations and adjustments, you can kick your routine into high gear regardless of your age, lifestyle, or fitness level.
  • Women's Health and Wellness Tips for Summer

    Summer can be the time for sun, rest, and relaxation, but the one thing that should definitely not take a holiday is attention to your health! The warm weather of summer brings with it all kinds of opportunities to spend time practicing self-care in all its forms. From hanging with girlfriends to sticking to physical activity goals, women’s health and wellness is about both mental and physical well-being.