Are You Ready For Another Baby?

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailFrom online quizzes to nosy strangers, it seems that someone is always asking the question, “When are you going to have another baby?” Despite the very personal nature of this question, it continues to be asked. Sometimes you are simply asking yourself, “Am I ready for another baby?” While[Read more]

Pregnancy Eating: What’s Safe, What’s Not

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailPregnancy Eating: What’s Safe, What’s Not So, you have a bun in the oven, with cravings galore, and you want to know what’s safe and what’s not when it comes to eating. While you will need to check with your caregiver during pregnancy, here are some general guidelines for[Read more]

Exercise While You’re Pregnant

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailExercise While You’re Pregnant So you just discovered you’re pregnant and wonder if you can continue to do the one thing that makes you smile: exercise. The answer is “Yes!” (Of course you’ll want to check with your doctor or midwife for yourself). But in general, yes, exercise is[Read more]

Surprising Benefits of Pregnancy

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail“A mother’s joy begins when new life is stirring inside…when a tiny heartbeat is heard for the very first time, and a playful kick reminds her that she is never alone.” Pregnancy is a journey, and while most of us are simply looking toward the end result of bringing[Read more]

A Pregnancy Diet

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailEat smart for you and for your baby. The old adage “eating for two” doesn’t help mothers make smart eating choices. Only 300 more calories per day are needed for the growing baby and these calories, in addition to the ones mothers need for themselves, should be as healthy as[Read more]

Make the Most of Your Pregnancy

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailPregnancy is exciting, extremely special, and a little bit of a roller coaster. Although at times it can seem like an eternity, nine months actually goes by pretty quickly. Don’t let exhaustion, morning sickness, or sleepless nights make you forget to capture and enjoy this incredible miracle of life.[Read more]

Breast Feeding

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailInfant formulas are always getting more nutritious, but experts agree that it doesn’t come close to breast milk, which is loaded with active enzymes, living cells, hormones, immunoglobulins and other compounds that can’t be duplicated. Breast feeding will also save a family $800 – $1000 a year as compared[Read more]

Pregnancy Sleep Solutions

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailTIPS TO GETTING A BETTER NIGHT’S SLEEP ON WARM SUMMER NIGHTS A pregnant mama can be a tired mama due to the ever growing belly and pressure on her back and bladder! Here are some tips to get a better night’s sleep during the warmer summer months. Grab a body[Read more]

The Different Birth Choices for You

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Finding out you are pregnant can be the most important discovery of your life.  There are many decisions to be made including where this child is to be born and who will be at the birth. On the island of Maui and Hawaii in general, there are basically[Read more]

Announcing Your Pregnancy at Work

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail  Tips for Announcing Your Pregnancy at Work 1. Try not to announce your pregnancy until after the first trimester – when pregnancies become more viable. 2. Don’t wait until you’re showing because speculation will rise; let your supervisor know first rather than finding it out from co-workers. 3.[Read more]

A BIRTH PLAN

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail First time mothers and women who may have had a difficult first birth may be worried about the labor and birth of their child. Having a birth plan can give women the structure and ease they need in order to relax into a process that is uncontrollable in[Read more]