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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Pregnancy: My Second Trimester

Pregnancy: My Second Trimester

A woman in her first trimester of pregnancy often hears that the second trimester is a mystical period of pure bliss. Besides lower energy levels, my first trimester luckily went pretty smoothly, but I was still anxiously awaiting this promised glory of the second trimester with much eagerness.

During my first trimester, whenever I had a little less “pep in my step” than usual, I would confidently assure my husband that he need not worry. As of the 14th week of pregnancy I would enter the second trimester, and then… I would be “cured”.

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