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Different Types of Ultrasound Exams During Pregnancy

Mar 2 2018     /     , , , ,

You may know sonograms are special ultrasound procedures which use sound waves to assess your baby’s body structures, or that these procedures emit zero radiation and are typically non-invasive. However, did you know that there are many different types of sonograms used to monitor your baby’s development during pregnancy? Hopefully, after reading this blog you […]

The Dos and Don’ts of Exercising During Pregnancy  

Jun 4 2014     /     , , , ,

Written by: Jessica Drake   There is much confusion surrounding things that you can and can’t do during pregnancy, these are mostly the result of old wives tales and outdated advice. In this article I hope to outline things you should consider when planning your pregnancy workout regime. Working out during your pregnancy is advised […]

Prenatal Foam Rolling to Release Your Lower Back

Feb 25 2014     /     , , , , , , ,

Many pregnant and new moms experience low back and hip pain.  These simple release exercises using a foam roller can really help release the tension in your lower back and hips. As always be sure to discuss your workouts with your doctor and if something doesn’t feel good for your body, don’t do it! Prenatal […]

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 […]

3 Pregnancy Exercises To Tone and Tighten Your Legs

Feb 6 2014     /     , , , , ,

I love these 3 exercises to help your legs stay toned and tight during pregnancy and especially after baby when you’re ready to melt away those extra pounds! Meet Erin, 34 weeks pregnant with her second baby.  You don’t have to be at the park to do these, your home will be just fine, but […]

Live Prenatal Pilates Workout: Booty and Shoulders

Feb 4 2014     /     , , , , ,

Today’s live workout is focused on your booty & shoulders, plus deep core activation & is great for after baby too. Love these exercises! You’ll get a fun surprise visitor too  So grab your light weights & a mat & get your booty moving… ~Erica Click the link below to follow along with Erica! Live […]

Lloydminster Prenatal Review

Apr 22 2012     /     ,

Here is what one mom had to say about our prenatal class in Lloydminster. I couldn’t find any prenatal class information on the website for the Lloydminster hospital, and since my husband and I just moved here from Saskatoon, we were considering driving back to Saskatoon to take them. I decided to trust my gut […]

The Who, What, Where, When, How and Why of prenatal classes

Jan 31 2012     /     , ,

Congratulations on your pregnancy! This is a very exciting time that comes with an overwhelming amount of preparation. The only thing more overwhelming than naming your baby and finding the safest carseat is choosing a childbirth education course that is right for you! As a Registered Nurse, Lactation Consultant and mom, I have used my […]

Big Hair, Big Glasses, Big Nerves

Nov 23 2011     /     ,

Does your baby book include the classic 70’s-80’s grainy photo of a row of babies all slouching and leaning on each other?  This was probably a photo that resulted from a Pre Natal class; Lamaze, perhaps.  These weekly evening classes were the norm for expectant parents 20–40 years ago.  They were social, educational and really […]

Prepping for Life with Baby – Tips for the Expecting or New Mom

Feb 1 2011     /    

Having a baby is a highly anticipated event and most parents-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 […]