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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Food.

4 Healthy & Delicious Mocktails You’ll Love

The holidays are fast approaching–and even though we may not be attending many in-person holiday parties this year, we have plenty of Zoom gatherings and cozy nights at home planned. But social gatherings most often go hand in hand with alcohol, but if you’re pregnant, breastfeeding, or trying to conceive, it’s best to steer clear […]

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Ask The Experts.

Plant Power: Why You Need Them in Your Home

Keeping some green in your home isn’t a new concept–humans have been bringing them into their houses for thousands of years. However, indoor plants are definitely enjoying a renaissance of sorts, and we are decidedly behind it. So what’s the attraction? We asked our friends at The Stem, London’s ethically driven online garden centre, to […]

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