It used to be we were told to avoid aromatherapy oils during pregnancy. Thankfully, those days are gone, with some hospitals (Cedars Sinai, for one) adopting the use of essential oils for their laboring mamas. Used responsibly, aromatherapy oils are a natural way to help alleviate all those pregnancy symptoms and can help mama’s-to-be enjoy […]

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Back in the day, before I had kids, I used to work a lot with pregnant ladies.  I had taken a prenatal yoga certification and loved my weekly classes.  Sometimes, I felt a bit silly like when I’d instruct them that if they would do a certain exercise long enough it would mimic a contraction, […]

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I’m a really big fan of raw dairy and believe that all dairy should be eaten raw, meaning that it hasn’t undergone pasteurization which negatively effects the quality of the proteins, fat, vitamins and minerals as well as kills the enzymes in milk that make it easier to digest. Pasteurization kills all bacteria, the good […]

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While I’ve always been slim, I’ve also struggled with body image issues since I was a teenager. I’ve never had a full blown eating disorder but I’ve definitely pushed the boundaries and my body dismorphia has led me to unhealthy extremes and times of despair. I’ve spent so much energy and a staggering amount of […]

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This is an account of my skin woes for the last six months. To sum it up, I believe the majority of my problems were caused by my hormones being out of whack after I stopped taking the birth control pill but unfortunately I think these issues were exaserbated by my good intentions in changing […]

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