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Postpartum Fitness Series, Week 5

Feb 27 2014     /     , , , , ,

Welcome to Week Five of Pregnancy & Newborn’s 6-Week Postpartum Fitness Series. Here are our goals for the week: Aim to work out six days this week for at least 30 minutes at a time. Add an extra 15 minutes of exercise on days that you can. Ramp it up a bit with exercises that challenge […]

No Crunches During Pregnancy and Right After Baby!

Feb 13 2014     /     , , , , , , , , ,

This always is a start to a good conversation, plus a BIG reason I was motivated to do my prenatal DVD’s to start with. I see too many trainers, prenatal DVDs, etc teaching crunches during pregnancy, not to mention those post-pregnancy workouts that mostly just focus on ab exercises. Trust me, I’ve wanted my abs back after […]

6 Reasons Why You Must Be Patient When Losing the Baby Weight!

Feb 11 2014     /     , , , , ,

I love the inspiration moms have for getting into shape quickly after baby, but there are so many factors that can greatly affect how long it takes for you to accomplish this. First, stop comparing yourself to the celebrities out there who are back “in shape” within the first 3 weeks! If you too had […]

Healthy Eating After Pregnancy

Jul 13 2013     /     , , , ,

Guest post by Jennifer Stinson, freelancer for Everyday Health.com and its recipe and calorie counter tools. Having a baby is a life changing experience -in more ways than one. Not only is your new focus on caring for your baby, but your body and nutritional needs are much different than they were just ten months […]

Prepping for Life with Baby – Tips for the expecting or new mom

Oct 5 2012     /     , , ,

Having a baby is a highly anticipated event and most parent-to-be plan ahead for their new arrival.  The evidence of this planning can be seen through gift registries, baby showers and prenatal class attendance.  All of these activities and rituals help parents adjust to the idea of having a baby and at the same time […]

Breastfeeding: The First Six Weeks

Apr 10 2012     /     ,

Breastfeeding is a learning process for both you and your baby, since neither of you have done this before. It takes time, and you learn by doing it—and doing it, and doing it some more. Here are a few things to keep in mind during the first few weeks of breastfeeding. You’ve just spent 9 […]

Wardrobe Essentials

Apr 2 2012     /     , ,

For me, the first few weeks and months caring for a newborn has always meant many days spent at home, adjusting to our “new normal”, and simply trying to survive from day to day. My survival skills typically kick in around 7 months pregnant, where I start to collect all the parts and pieces I’ll […]

ParentsCanada Announcement!

Dec 1 2011     /     , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

~ Happy December! ~ This month we have so much to celebrate and be thankful for.  We are thrilled to announce that we are now the Community Ambassadors for ParentsCanada. What does this mean?  Basically, we will be their ear to the ground to truly connect them with their clientele – you, the parents!  We […]

Ontario Team

May 31 2011     /     ,

I’m so happy to be a part of the growing Mommy Connections team and bringing the program to Oakville, Ontario! There are so many wonderful moms that I have met through the program and that I’m now working with. Recently the Ontario Directors got together for a photoshoot with our little ones and I thought […]