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Cod Liver Oil

Green Pastures Fermented Cod Liver Oil is rich in DHA (important for brain health), vitamin D, A and K2. Super Nutrition for Babies says “it helps the nervous system function, support cellular communication, and assist in the colonization of probiotics in the gut.” If you are breastfeeding and take CLO yourself then your baby will get the nutrients from your breast milk. For formula fed little ones, like mine, give a 1/4 tsp by spoon once a day (I used to mix it in the ...

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When I found out I would have to have a c-section I was devastated. After finding out my baby was breech, I tried everything to get him to turn: swimming, standing on my head, other inversions, acupuncture, massage, chiropractic adjustments….I even tried lying in a warm bath with frozen green beans on my ribcage! I was desperate to have the natural birth I’d envisioned and for my baby to go through the birthing process.

After accepting that this wasn’t going...

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Today I’m 34 weeks pregnant and yesterday I had a great lesson with Alisa Wyatt at Vintage Pilates. It felt so wonderful to move and have a strong workout. I’ve been amazed to discover what my pregnant body is capable of and how much I can still do. It’s also been fun to ease off the intensity of my workouts and just enjoy moving and stretching. While I’ve still been challenging myself, I’ve a...

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