It has now been a little over a year since the legalization of non-medical use cannabis. At a recent gathering of parents I was asked about cannabis use during pregnancy. They had heard that using cannabis for morning sickness helps, and was wondering if it may be harmful to their unborn baby. Until more is… Continue reading Cannabis: The effects during pregnancy
The new Canada's food guide is encouraging us to be mindful of our current eating habits. This is something that I stress in my discussions with pregnant individuals because it has its benefits when it comes to adapting to pregnancy changes. What are the benefits of mindful eating in pregnancy? Mindful eating in pregnancy can… Continue reading 5 Tips to become a mindful eater in pregnancy
Do you feel tired of avoiding food? Are you wondering when you will enjoy food again? You are not alone. Pregnant women often experience little to no appetite especially during the first 3 months. This is due to all the changes that happen in your body during this time. It is important to keep in… Continue reading 10 tips to increase appetite and feel more energized during pregnancy
Sometimes pregnant women find it hard to gain weight in their pregnancies due to lack of appetite, nausea and/or vomiting. Gaining a healthy amount of weight in pregnancy will help: your baby to grow and develop you to have a healthy weight baby your body get ready to breastfeed your baby. How much weight should… Continue reading Need to gain more weight in your pregnancy? Here are some tips.
Having an upset stomach, or feeling like you can’t keep food down are common first signs of pregnancy. Nearly 85% of all pregnant women suffer some type of nausea or vomiting. For some women it can be severe and very exhausting. Though it’s often called morning sickness, it can happen at any time of the… Continue reading 5 tips to help manage nausea and vomiting in pregnancy