Your baby’s first bath

One of the questions I ask my parents to be while doing the birth plan is, do you want to bathe your baby sooner or  leave the vernix on and bathe later? Babies are born covered in a slimy, milky protective substance called vernix . This substance is made up of skin oil and dead skin that your baby sheds in the womb.  It acts as a protective waterproof barrier that keeps your baby from becoming dehydrated. Vernix develops around week 27 of pregnancy and is there until birth . Preterm babies tend to have more vernix on them then full term babies. As your due date nears the amount of vernix decreases. Vernix has tons of great healing properties such as: Deep moisturizer Helps to…

New mama Wellbeing Jar

Being a new mom as magical and amazing as it is comes with its fair share of hardships. During pregnancy when coaching my moms to be I do a lot of work on self care and empowering them to be their authentic selves as well as supporting them in their truth, whatever that may be. I try to lock this new way in while pregnant because when they become a new mom often all of it goes out the window and they become the last man on the totem pole. When you are depleted and are running on empty its VERY hard to be present, patient, compassionate, loving and understanding. Taking care of yourself is not selfish but an act of self love. When you…

Mary Ruth Organics – I LOVE these products !!!!!

As many of you know I am always on the look out for amazing health and wellness products. Well I just happened to stumble on the most amazing products EVER !!! Mary Ruth organics are the BOMB !!!!! These are some of the highest quality products I have ever tried . Something I love is that her AM multi vitamin, nighttime multi mineral and probiotic are all liquid based which makes for quicker and easier absorption. I can actually feel it right away in my body after drinking it. All of her products  are all Vegan and made with love and  from highest quality ingredients. Here is a description of the products I am crazy about of hers:  The organic liquid morning multivitamin formulation by…

Pregnancy, New Mom And New Baby Boxes – Thrive Market

“Raise your hand if you want to eat Organic & Non-GMO but don’t want to break the bank?!  Me too 🙋 !!!!!! That’s why I’m hooking you all up with an extra 25% off my favorite healthy/organic products for you & baby at wholesale prices shipped straight to your door! I often get asked what are my top healthy/natural things to get for a soon-to-be mama, new mama or baby so I curated a special list of all my favorites with my friends over at Thrive Market ! I Love how easy Thrive Market makes it for all my mamas!  Click the link to get all my top pregnancy, mama and baby products today! I also put together pregnancy, new mom and new baby boxes. A great…

Heathy snacks for on the go moms to be

I don’t know about you all but  Sometimes I find it hard to eat healthy and consistently especially when I’m running around, out and about on the town. Here is a list of on the go snacks that don’t go bad and you can bring in your purse or keep in your car. Eating every few hours helps stabilize your blood sugar levels and can help with morning sickness. Dried or dehydrated fruit – I’m sort of obsessed with freeze dried mangos and apples right now organic mangos Mama chi squeeze – Chia seeds are super high in calcium and omegas. This is also a great snack for mamas to eat during labor. chia squeeze Nuts and trail mix. Nuts are high in protein and good fats.…

Bubble of peace meditation

  One of the first few sessions I do with my clients that do my pregnancy coaching/doula package is to create a bubble of peace that they surround themselves in throughout their pregnancy. It’s not just the foods you eat or the products you use that goes into the foundation that your baby will grow from but also from the energy in which he simmers in. By creating this bubble you set an intention for the way you want to feel during your individual journey into motherhood. Get cozy in a position that feels good to you. Close your eyes and begin to see your pregnant self. Begin to imagine a big bubble all around you. visualize a place that you have been that you…

You are awesome !

This ones for all the mamas that struggle with perfection and don’t see how amazing they are . These mamas keep raising the bar for themselves, constantly striving for more as if what they do they never feel like it’s enough or who they are isn’t good enough. Every time they get close to the finish line, they keep moving it out as if trying to reach an unattainable goal .. (perfection)I was shopping for a birthday gift and I came across these amazing journals, one of them was called “I’m kind of awesome” I started having my mamas that struggle with perfection and are hard on themselves do nightly. They were to keep a daily journal of 3 things they did or about who…

Healthy, Happy Pregnancy Cookbook

You all know how I’m always on the look out for AMAZING recipes for my pregnant peps … Well I just discovered this book – Healthy,Happy pregnancy cookbook  and I wanted to share it with you all ! It’s written by 2 badass nutritionists and dietitians .. Stephanie Clark and Willow Jarosh of C&J nutrition . Its not always easy to eat clean  and healthy during pregnancy with all the food adversions, cravings and morning sickness .. But these ladies came up with so many simple easy, delicious  and nutritious recipes to help you have a healthy and happy pregnancy.  I made the egg muffins this afternoon for a snack and they were too die for delicious!!! (recipe below)  See my Q&A  below with these…

How to be safe and comfortable when traveling on airplanes during pregnancy

With the holidays now in full swing I have been getting tons of emails from clients and people asking me what’s the best way to be safe and comfortable while flying the friendly skies. Here is my top tips for safe travels.  Wear comfortable loose clothing . Bring a towel and roll it up place it behind your lower back for support. Bring a neck pillow. Stay SUPER hydrated. Dehydration can restrict blood flow and circulation to the uterus and placenta and increase the risk of blood clots.  Bring healthy snacks to munch on.  Take vit c ( while flying 1,000) for a little immune boost ( I also love Emergen- C powder drink you can add to your water )  Avoid salt , greasy and gas…

FENG SHUI – For Life Transitions With “The Feng Shui Guy”

I first heard of Joe AKA “The Feng Shui Guy” from my friend Rachel back when I was her doula and supported her throughout her pregnancy. She told me how when she was ready to manifest her husband and she hired Joe to come Feng Shui her house and do some inner work to help shift the energy for love and marriage. A week later she walked into a bar and met her amazing husband Noah and now they have a beautiful healthy baby boy. Now Joe and his fabulous wife Erin are expecting and I’m so honored because I get to be their doula. YAY !!!! Over the course of of their pregnancy Joe and I had many spiritual talks about energy, love ,…