Running during pregnancy


When you find out you are pregnant, questions flood to your mind about every aspect of life – eating, sleeping, medication, travel and more. But if you are a runner, you find yourself asking many more questions. “Is it safe for me to run during pregnancy?” Always consult with your doctor or midwife about any … Continue Reading


Never shake your baby!


Having a new baby is a happy time, and also one that can be full of mixed emotions. Even in the best circumstances bringing a baby home changes a family’s schedule with things like sleeping, eating and other activities of daily life. Did you know that many baby’s go through a period of increased crying … Continue Reading


Post-Baby Fitness: Take Your Time!


When losing weight post-baby, take your time! Headlines are inundated with celebrities who lose their post-baby weight within a month or even a just few short weeks after pregnancy. Choosing a quick fix to weight loss doesn’t mean it’s the healthiest choice to successful, long-term weight loss. It’s very important to receive medical clearance from … Continue Reading


AAP Update on Infant Circumcision


There are so many decisions to be made while you are pregnant from choice of doctors to delivery location. Whether to circumcise a male child can also be challenging to parents. Circumcision is an elective surgical procedure in which the skin covering the end of the penis is removed. The procedure is usually performed by … Continue Reading


Losing Your Post-Baby Weight – Small Changes Go a Long Way


Post pregnancy, many moms want to get back to their pre-baby bodies. Oftentimes, that’s easier said than done – especially if you have a newborn, multiple kids, and a full-time job. Small changes go a long way. And you don’t have to spend hours a day at the gym or cook extravagant meals from scratch. … Continue Reading

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