Wellbeing.

How To Talk To Your Partner About Postpartum Depression

Being a parent is…unique. Incredibly rewarding, but sometimes really, really tough. Parenthood can feel like a rollercoaster of emotions, and it’s okay to not love every minute of it. It’s also important to talk about how you’re feeling, and know when to get the help you deserve. Researchers believe many women with postpartum depression go […]

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Shape My Pregnancy, Wellbeing.

How To Nourish Yourself with Gratitude

While we’re all familiar with the idea of nourishing our bodies with food, many of us aren’t so familiar with how to nourish ourselves mentally and emotionally. And for our overall health, this is just as important. Life can often be so busy that focusing on our mental and emotional health just feels like something […]

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Shape My Pregnancy, Stories.

“You Shouldn’t Lift Weights”: Mamas Who Overcame Pregnancy Exercise Criticism

Your pregnancy means that you’re in charge–sounds simple, right? Taking charge of your pregnancy and your health is something that intimidates most women, so if you feel overwhelmed, you’re not alone. We’re sure you’ve heard plenty of these old-school myths before: “You can’t run when you’re pregnant!” “Working out will hurt your baby.” “Lifting weights, […]

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Shape My Pregnancy

My Pregnancy, My Way: Real Baby2Body Mamas Share Their Stories

Your pregnancy means that you’re in charge–sounds simple, right? Taking charge of your pregnancy and your health is something that intimidates most women, so if you feel overwhelmed, you’re not alone. With a myriad of myths about exercise harming your baby, wives tales about what you should and shouldn’t eat, and plenty of unsolicited advice […]

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Food.

Ginger Aids: Why We Love Ginger & 5 Ways To Add It To Your Meals

During pregnancy, ginger is like our “girl Friday”–always there when we need it, and always up to the task of helping a girl out. It’s the go-to, at-home remedy for nausea. And even if it can’t totally eliminate morning sickness (because that’s a tough one), it does a pretty good job at taking off the […]

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Shape My Pregnancy

Shape My Pregnancy: This is your Unique Journey

Three years ago, back when the Baby2Body app was still in its infancy, we launched our first advocacy campaign: #ShapeYourPregnancy Our mission was to dispel the common myths and misconceptions surrounding exercise during pregnancy. It resonated with all of you and we received so much feedback from around the world–and it was incredibly inspiring. As […]

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Kids + Baby.

Raising Your Second Child: What You Need to Know

We all know that despite the challenges and sleepless nights, becoming a mother is an incredibly rewarding experience that enriches your life in so many ways. So if you’re on the path to baby #2, congratulations mama! Your family is about to get a little bigger. But if you’re still trying to figure out whether […]

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Wellbeing.

Pregnancy Insomnia: Why It Happens & How to Deal With It

If you are (or have been) pregnant, you’ve probably been offered this well-meaning piece of advice: “get as much sleep as you can before the baby arrives because you won’t be sleeping much after they do!” Makes sense, right? And you desperately want to follow the advice… but what if you can’t? You toss and […]

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