Pregnant Before Her First Postpartum Period: An Oh Baby Interview

Pregnant Before Her First Postpartum Period: An Oh Baby Interview

Many women are often surprised to learn that after having a baby, you can become pregnant again without actually menstruating first. This is because about 60% of women will ovulate before their first period postpartum. However, only about half of these women will have a long enough luteal phase to sustain a pregnancy after this first ovulation.

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Prepping Your Birth Canal & Probiotics In Pregnancy

Prepping Your Birth Canal & Probiotics In Pregnancy

You have the baby clothes washed and folded, the car seat ready to go, and the nursery set up… but have you prepped your birth canal?? (And I don’t mean kegels or a pre-birth bikini wax!)An important transfer takes place during a vaginal birth as healthy bacteria from the mother’s birth canal helps colonize the baby as it passes through.

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I Heart Hemp Heart Pesto

I Heart Hemp Heart Pesto

I love using this to top spiralized zucchini pasta, with sautéed onion, mushrooms, and an extra sprinkle of hemp hearts. I also enjoy eating it with a spoon straight out of the bowl. It's that good. You might not think of pesto as a baby food, but this recipe is a nutrient dense way to introduce babies to leafy greens and add a more complex flavor to their foods. This pesto is also great to eat during pregnancy because the 3 cups of dark leafy’s that go into it are an excellent source of the important prenatal nutrient, folate. 

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