Why You Need to Make Sleeping Well A Priority During Pregnancy

Sleeping well is important to maternal mental health for a few reasons. First, sleep plays a crucial role in regulating our mood, managing stress, and maintaining overall emotional well-being. When we don’t get enough sleep, we may feel irritable, anxious, or depressed. This can make it more difficult for us to cope with the challenges […]

7 tips For Sleeping Well in Pregnancy

Here are some tips for getting a good night’s sleep when you’re pregnant: 1. Make sure your bed and pillows are comfortable. A supportive mattress and pillows that keep your body in alignment can help you sleep more soundly. Consider using a pregnancy pillow to support your belly, back, and legs. 2. Create a relaxing […]

Self Care For Your Mothermind

Despite the joy and excitement that comes with having a child, the reality is that becoming a mother can also be overwhelming and stressful.

How do I stop worrying in pregnancy?

It’s natural for pregnant women to worry about their baby’s health and development. Pregnancy is a time of significant physical and emotional change, and it’s natural to feel anxious about the unknown. Additionally, pregnant women often have a heightened sense of responsibility and a desire to do everything they can to ensure the health and […]

How can I stop worrying about gestational diabetes?

It’s natural to feel worried about your baby’s health when you have gestational diabetes, but it’s important to remember that this condition is treatable and manageable. With the proper care, you can have a healthy pregnancy and deliver a healthy baby. Here are a few tips to help you stop worrying about gestational diabetes and […]

7 Reasons Why You Could Be Vulnerable to Anxiety in Pregnancy

You’ve no doubt heard about postnatal depression but you many not be aware of how common anxiety in pregnancy is. So common in fact, it’s often dismissed as a normal symptom of expecting a baby by loved ones. However, anxiety in pregnancy can be  all encompassing and debilitating for mothers, sucking out the pleasure of moments and […]

A Quick Guide to Postnatal Depression for New Mothers

One of the most common mental health concerns after becoming a new mother is postnatal depression. With up to 15 mothers out of every 100 challenged by this treatable condition, today I’ll show you how to identify this condition early, and what to do if it happens to you.  As a teenage mother, I can […]

Are Raspberries Safe to Eat in Pregnancy?

Raspberries can cause some confusion in pregnancy because of the well known Rasberry Leaf tea which should only be used in the last two weeks before your due date. This article covers the many benefits of resh and frozen raspberries at any time during pregnancy. Raspberries are delicious and packed with many health-boosting benefits in […]

Inflammation Control Smoothie

Smoothie Recipe makes 1 serving (about 12ounces) Smoothie Ingredients 1/2 cup blackberries or raspberries (or raspberry nutritional powder) nb: Raspberries are a safe fruit to eat (when fully washed, or frozen or cooked) in every trimester and in early pregnancy. 1/2 cup of citrus fruit (e.g., tangerine, orange, mandarin, papaya, mango, guava, apricot, nectarine, etc.) 1 large collard green […]