You Have Some Common Pregnancy Concerns But…With No Prenatal Section At The Retail Store and Conflicting Information On The Internet, What’s a Mama-To-Be To Do? Congratulations! You are expecting and this is an exciting time in your life. But, wow, it’s also really overwhelming! Not only are you contending with baby preparation, your body is […]
Posted on 29. Apr, 2014 by Stori Long.
Pregnancy can be a beautiful time for you. You’re growing a life that your incredible body knows exactly how to care for. But, as you’re probably aware of at this point, pregnancy does bring a lot of challenges as your body adjusts to this new stage, you will perhaps experience any number of pregnancy symptoms […]
Posted on 24. Apr, 2014 by Jillian Tekell.
I can just imagine it—calming waterfall music, the smell of soothing massage oil, warm towels… To be able to breathe deeply and simply relax….Mmm, yes there really is nothing like a good massage—just to be able to ease all the tension that builds up from the stress and busyness we experience in life. While massage […]
Posted on 23. Apr, 2014 by Jasmine Prince.
Yes! Summer is almost here and it’s time to put away the sweaters, sweat pants, and boots, and time to pull out your tees, tanks, and shorts along with your cute and comfy sandals. We all know how hard it is to actually find “cute maternity clothing” that is to die for! So here […]
Posted on 22. Apr, 2014 by Sarah Causey.
Have you recently made the exciting decision to start growing your family? Are you and your partner actively trying for your first baby? Or maybe you’re wonderfully crazy enough to be ready for a second, third, or FOURTH (Oh My!) child. Either way, this can be an overwhelming time, emotionally; you’re anxious about when it […]
Posted on 21. Apr, 2014 by Stori Long.
Okay, let’s talk about our love-hate relationship with the internet. There are times it can be our best friend, chalk-full of helpful information, from how to get a stain out of your carpet to how to change a tire. However, other times it can be filled with conjecture and assumptions and theories based entirely on […]
Posted on 08. Oct, 2013 by APA President.
Many women know it’s important to take a daily prenatal multivitamin during pregnancy. But did you know that it’s just as important to keep doing so after you give birth, during breastfeeding? Your body has an increased need for nutrients during lactation. Eating well-balanced nutritional meals along with continuing to take your prenatal multivitamin after […]
Posted on 26. Aug, 2013 by APA President.
50-90% of pregnant women are affected by nausea and vomiting. It is one of the most common symptoms of pregnancy. For about 35% of women, nausea and vomiting are severe enough to impair their daily routines. For most women, nausea begins in the first trimester, peaking at approximately 9 weeks, and subsides at around 12 […]
Posted on 14. Jul, 2013 by Danielle Buffardi.
Ahhhh, summer. It’s the time of year when we often wonder how to keep our children occupied without them getting bored. Fear not, parents, for we’ve compiled some fantastic summer resources and activities for your whole family to enjoy – for free! 1. Check Out Your Local Library: Free summer fun is virtually a […]
Posted on 16. Jan, 2013 by Danielle Buffardi.
Some kids adore fruits and veggies and prefer them over other more popular foods. But for those of who have picky eaters, getting our kids to eat the good stuff may pose a challenge. Here are five sneaky ways to slip in some fruits and veggies into your children’s diet. 1. Blend, Blend, Blend Using […]