Want to have a happy and healthy pregnancy?! You’ve come to the right place. I’ve done the hard work for you and consolidated the top resources that I attribute to helping me have such an awesome and healthy pregnancy experience. You deserve to feel good throughout this time (minus some of that first trimester unavoidable nausea) and I sincerely hope this post helps.
Side note, I’m coming to you live today as a MOM. That’s just crazy to say (or type) out loud.
Baby Rosie has now been with us for three weeks and she’s absolutely crushing it. She has already grown more than a pound over her birth weight and the doctor’s tell us that she’s doing amazing! We’re so proud of our little one.
Many of you have asked about what helped me have such a great pregnancy, so today I’m sharing my top resources and tips based on my both my personal experience and my training as a pre- and post natal women’s health coach. I hope that you find these resources helpful as you navigate this wonderful time in your life.
Disclaimer – be sure to consult with YOUR care provider on what’s best for you and your pregnancy before implementing anything new.
Sample strength workout (from my prenatal program):
Sample week of workouts from my third trimester:
My “SUPER FOODS:”
Foods I avoided completely:
What about caffeine? I limited myself to mostly decaf or half caf, occasionally full caff and kept it under 200mg/day (about 12 ounces of dark roast). I did go caffeine free for a little while in the first trimester but I love coffee and my morning routine, so I added it back in and feel great about my decision and overall caffeine intake.
Other tips –
And I think I covered it all! Let me know if there is anything else you’d like to hear about in terms of optimizing your pregnancy! I hope it’s a beautiful and magical time for you as you await the arrival of your baby!
Emily (& Rosie)