Expert Advice: 5 Prenatal Workout Moves

Guest Blogger: Ashley Wade

Sometimes being an expecting mommy can be tough. We have our moments when we are thoroughly exhausted, nauseous, moody and emotional. Then other moments when we feel like wonder woman and can take on any task.  It's a roller coaster and everyday we feel different. There's one thing that helps our tough days.... getting your body moving! This will enhance your mood, increase your energy, and help you maintain a healthy weight while being pregnant. I gained only 20lbs during pregnancy and this...
April 30, 2017 by Bundle Organics

The Benefits Of Meditation During Pregnancy - A Personal Story from Anna

Guest Blogger: Anna Gannon

My pregnancy can be split into two categories: before I started meditating and after I started meditating.

The first seven months of my pregnancy were physically and emotionally challenging. I suffered from nausea due to morning sickness, anxiety due to worrying about the health of my baby, and stress due to work.

Just a few days after hitting the seven month mark, a friend recommended I try pregnancy meditation through an app called Expectful. Although I was cautiously optimistic about how meditation would help me, I was eager to ease my stress and...

April 17, 2017 by Bundle Organics

One of the best ways to take care of your baby? Touch

 Guest Blogger: Dr. Kim 

As a baby grows, so does their need for human interaction and touch. Attachment is based on communication. Parent child connections are formed through sensorial contact and tactile stimulation is essential to help children reinforce secure attachments. In fact, brain and neurological development depend on tactile stimulation. Research shows that deprivation of sensory stimulation, especially touch, adversely affects the healthy development of the child.

 It is important that mom and baby share the first hour of birth together with skin to skin contact. During this time mom and baby...

April 11, 2017 by Bundle Organics

5 tips for throwing a Pinterest-worthy baby shower that won’t break the bank

 

In charge of hosting a baby shower? Here are some budget-friendly tips on pulling together an impressive event that will wow the mom-to-be and baby shower guests.

1. Stick With The Theme

First, consult with the mama-to-be on general ideas, colors and preferences she has for the party. Then, decide on an overall theme in terms of color palette and motif. Planning is often easier with just one or two colors (e.g., green) and one motif (safari). Once decided, stick to the theme for all choices, including invitations, decorations and...

February 02, 2017 by Bundle Organics

How to rock your prenatal fitness routine!

Let’s ROCK 2017 and Your Pregnancy, Momma!

It’s 2017! We’ve got a beautiful year ahead of us and YOU have a beautiful pregnancy to embrace! Today, we’ll be going over a few tips on totally ROCKING a fit and healthy pregnancy. Why? Because (in most cases and with Doctor’s approval!) exercise can help with labor and delivery, strength and endurance, help to prevent gestational diabetes, and contributes to overall health and vitality during your sacred 9 months (and beyond!)

Grab your yoga mat, a stretchy pair of yoga pants,...

January 26, 2017 by Bundle Organics

5 Ways to Improve Your Postpartum Experience

Stephanie Heintzeler, a German educated midwife, acupuncturist and US-educated doula and Lactation Counselor, shares some of her insights on managing those first few weeks. 

January 02, 2017 by Bundle Organics

Maternity Leave Around the World

The majority of developed countries across the globe guarantee maternity leave to new mothers, which typically begins before a woman gives birth and lasts for several weeks following.  Many countries are now offering paternity leave, as well as making their policies more flexible to include parents who have adopted, and same-sex couples.  

Globe Maternity Leave

 

Croatia: Croatia tops the lists of maternity leave policies around the world. They offer the longest period of paid leave in the world, 406 days (this includes maternal and paternal leave)....

August 24, 2016 by Bundle Organics

Six Natural Remedies to Soothe Headaches During Pregnancy

Ailments, like headaches, during pregnancy can be frustrating, especially if you are trying to avoid pain relievers like Ibuprofen. There are a few ways you can soothe a headache during pregnancy with items you can find in your home.

1. Stay Hydrated

Sometimes headaches can be caused by mild dehydration, try drinking a couple glasses of room temperature water to soothe your pounding head. Cold water can potentially further aggravate a headache.

If you’re sick of water, try our Bundle Organics juices for a delicious alternative to plain ole water that offers...

August 23, 2016 by Bundle Organics

Breastfeeding in Public

While public breastfeeding still has a generally negative stigma, it carries a definitely positive stigma in its benefits for your baby. Since you are allowed to nurse wherever you are legally allowed to be and also feed your baby a bottle, you should be confident in doing what is best for your baby.

Breastfeeding in public

 

Here are some things that you want to consider to help boost your confidence when breastfeeding in public:

1. Use your rights!

Due to recent...

August 23, 2016 by Bundle Organics

Do Pregnant Women Really Need to Avoid X-Rays?

 

Question: Can you explain why pregnant women need to avoid x-rays?

 Errol Norwitz

Answered by Errol Norwitz, M.D., Ph.D. Dr. Norwitz is internationally recognized for his work in high-risk obstetrics. He is the Chair of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Tufts Medical Center, and a Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. He is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine.

Pregnant women are generally advised to avoid chest and dental X-rays to minimize the chances of causing any harm to the fetus. But this applies only to routine or screening X-rays....

June 30, 2016 by Bundle Organics
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