Author Archives: Paige Jacobson

Surgery Doesn’t Have to Be Scary

Surgery Doesn't Have to be Scary

Surgery nerves. They are to be expected. Especially if it is a major surgery. The reality is, you will probably be nervous before your surgery. But surgery does not have to be scary—don’t let it cause you panic. Don’t worry yourself by googling surgery horror stories. Instead, focus on what you can do to have […]

When Should You Start Taking a Prenatal Vitamin?

Prenatal Supplement

If you are asking yourself this question, the answer is most likely: now. If you fit into any of these categories, you should be taking a prenatal supplement: Not trying to get pregnant but want to someday Trying to conceive Already pregnant Been pregnant before and want to be pregnant in the future On a […]

Your Pregnancy Nutrition Essentials: Folate, Calcium, and Choline

Pregnancy Nutrition Essentials

You have a lot on your plate during pregnancy. And with your pregnancy cravings and extra nutritional needs, you can take that sentence literally and figuratively. What you eat and your nutrition during pregnancy can be a little overwhelming. How much weight should you gain from week to week? Which foods should you avoid? What […]

Traveling While Pregnant is Totally Possible

Traveling while Pregnant

A lot of women put their travel plans on hold while pregnant. If you’re greater than 32 weeks along, have a high-risk pregnancy, or have been told by your doctor to avoid all travel, then this makes sense. However, for women who don’t fall into any of those categories, traveling while pregnant is possible. In […]