Parenting · Pregnancy

Zika virus: Planning a pregnancy & travelling

When my best friend recently shared with me that she and her partner were planning to start a family, I couldn't be happier.  This exciting news took a turn when she told me they were travelling to their dream destination spot in South America.  Alarm bells went off in my head as I asked if… Continue reading Zika virus: Planning a pregnancy & travelling

Pregnancy

Thyroid and fertility: What’s the connection?

After a year of trying to get pregnant and not using birth control, my friend started to become a little concerned when she was not conceiving. After all, shouldn't she have been pregnant already? When she went to see the doctor for a check-up, she was informed that she had a low thyroid level. 1… Continue reading Thyroid and fertility: What’s the connection?

Nutrition · Pregnancy

5 tips to help reduce heartburn symptoms in pregnancy

Someone call the fire department because it feels like I'm on fire! Many of my clients experience heartburn at one point in their pregnancy.  Heartburn is a burning feeling in your throat or chest.  It may also feel like you have food stuck in your chest.  It may get worse as your baby grows because… Continue reading 5 tips to help reduce heartburn symptoms in pregnancy