Eating fish during pregnancy: is it safe?

Eating fish during pregnancy: is it safe?

What you need to know about eating fish during pregnancy       If you’re pregnant or breastfeeding, a healthy and balanced diet is super important for giving your growing baby the nutritional building blocks needed for normal development. Like they say, rather...
Weight gain during pregnancy: should you care and why everyone cares!

Weight gain during pregnancy: should you care and why everyone cares!

  Why do we care about weight gain during pregnancy?   Weight gain is the “best” indicator of a healthy pregnancy and adequate baby growth. It is not the only measure your doctor or midwife will measure, but it is probably the easiest and quickest one to measure!  ...
Is a low carb keto diet safe for mom and baby during pregnancy?

Is a low carb keto diet safe for mom and baby during pregnancy?

Ketogenic diets and pregnancy: considering the impact on your baby’s development   The keto diet (aka the low carb diet) Have you heard about the craze surrounding the ketogenic diet? That’s because the proof is in the pudding; for those who stick to the strict keto...
The science behind food cravings in pregnancy: are they real?

The science behind food cravings in pregnancy: are they real?

Why do you crave food when you are pregnant?   The science behind pregnancy food cravings The summer wedding season is on full swing and is a wonderful moment to catch up with old friends. At a recent wedding we couldn’t help but notice the number of pregnant women...
Choline: the hot nutrient for pregnant moms and babies

Choline: the hot nutrient for pregnant moms and babies

THE nutrition conference: Nutrition 2018   Maude is back from the American Society Nutrition annual conference called “Nutrition 2018” which was held in Boston, USA this June. Researchers from around the world gathered to exchange and learn all things nutrition and...
When should you stop taking your prenatal multivitamin?

When should you stop taking your prenatal multivitamin?

Are prenatal vitamins really just for pregnant women?   3 months before conception   We covered the reasons why starting 3 months before conception is ideal in this post, and how to select your prenatal multivitamins here.   The foundation of your babys’ spinal cord...
Baby on the way: 10 ideas for dads/partners to meal prep postpartum

Baby on the way: 10 ideas for dads/partners to meal prep postpartum

Baby arrives and so does challenge! When baby arrives, mom will need some rest. But that’s gonna be luxury! It’s no surprise that newborns need constant attention. Between diapers, affection, rocking, learning, feeding, singing… mothers might have a hard time to...
How to choose your prenatal multivitamin?

How to choose your prenatal multivitamin?

Which prenatal vitamin to pick?   Maybe you’re pregnant, maybe you are trying to get pregnant…You go to the vitamins aisle at your grocery store…and woah, where do you even start? So many brands, so many claims, so many types of all sorts of things!...
Should I really take a prenatal multivitamin before being pregnant?

Should I really take a prenatal multivitamin before being pregnant?

It starts before you even know it!   Why take a supplement?   During pregnancy, your needs for some micronutrients go up, and it is a good idea to take a prenatal multivitamin to make sure that you cover your needs. The prenatal supplement in a complement to a...
No, you are not eating for 2

No, you are not eating for 2

Do you think it’s free for all, and that you should indulge your cravings? Sorry. Party is over. (Or is the party just starting?) You’re not eating for two. You’re rather eating twice as healthy. Welcome to pregnancy, mama!   What’s the dealy-o? “But I am...