A healthy holistic approach to nutrition, exercise and overall general well-being during pregnancy is the goal for all of our mothers at Spirit of Life Traditional Midwifery. Establishing healthy routines early on in the mother's development helps her to achieve optimal mental, physical and spiritual health through the use of food and nutrients.
It is used to help already healthy people stay healthy, but it can also be used to help improve symptoms of disease for those already living with a chronic ailment. Establishing just the perfect balance between nutrition and exercise plans is key to reducing negative pregnancy outcomes. We have gathered this informational resource for our Spirit of Life Family, because we know that supporting our expectant families with the right information on how to maintain a healthy life style will make sure that the entire family learns how to live in harmony with the pregnancy. Learn more...
During pregnancy, exercise can help you stay in shape and prepare for labor and delivery. Here's the lowdown on pregnancy and exercise from getting started to staying motivated.
Exercise is an important part of maintaining a healthy pregnancy -- and the perfect path to faster postpartum weight loss and recovery. Read more on Prenatal Exercise ,
After the Birth: Family Support - You've survived 9 months of pregnancy. You've made it through the excitement of labor and delivery and now you're ready to begin life with your baby. You realize you have no idea what you're doing! Brushing up on these tips can help first-time parents feel confident about caring for a newborn in no time. Learn more...
Ideal for Infants, both babies and mothers gain many benefits from breastfeeding. Breast milk is easy to digest and contains antibodies that can protect infants from bacterial and viral infections. Research indicates that women who breastfeed may have lower rates of certain breast and ovarian cancers. Learn more... | http://www.cdc.gov/breastfeeding/
Join Sheila, the "Miami Midwife", on her blog where she posts helpful articles on mother's health, new trends in midwifery, Sheila's top 10 media picks. In our community forum connect with others with a shared commitment to traditional, natural out of hospital birth. Meet here to share your ideas, hopes, questions, and dreams. Also check out the our growing education and resources areas with links to informative sources covering wide range of topics from conception to birth, parenting, childcare, nutrition, breastfeeding and more!
Congratulations! We are pregnant – though she is carrying your child safely in her womb, you're all in this together. Here are some things to consider which will help you get through the 40-or so weeks, which is equal to about 9 months. Learn more...
Welcome to Spirit of Life Midwifery Village Links and Resources. Do you need help with getting the information you need to support your family, pregnancy and effectively manage your life? Here are links to some of our favorite midwifery, pregnancy, health and general support resources. Be sure to bookmark this page, you will want to have these resources handy as you move along your journey to bring your new baby into the world. Visit here.
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