using coconut oil during pregnancy

Preventing Stretch Marks During Pregnancy

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One of the main worries throughout my pregnancy has been the possibility of getting stretch marks. I know that this is something that comes with carrying a baby, but I have also been determined to lessen the chance as much as possible. According to WebMD, stretch marks occur when your body grows faster than your skin can keep up with, causing the elastic fibers under the surface of the skin to break.This can of course vary among women and the amount of weight that is gained and how quickly weight is put on during pregnancy. I have tried to keep […]

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Healthy Recipes for Pregnancy

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When I first found out that I was pregnant, the food aversions came on pretty quickly. Sometimes eating healthy was the last thing on my mind, but it’s something that is so important for the development of your growing baby and even you!When planning meals, keep in mind that you should be getting nutrients from the following food groups: fruits, vegetables, proteins, healthy fats, protein sources, breads and grains, and dairy products. My best advice is to make meals and snacks that sound appealing to your daily changing pallet and include healthy options from the listed food groups. I personally […]

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Top 5 Uses for Coconut Oil During Pregnancy

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One of life’s greatest miracles happened and I’m excited to say that I’m now pregnant! From the first few weeks of finding out and until now, I have been doing my reading and research on body changes during pregnancy. Since every woman is different, it make take your body at least a few months before you start noticing the pregnancy affecting your skin, breasts, tummy and so much more.I have always been a huge fan of coconut oil and let me tell you – I’m even more obsessed now that I’m pregnant. Aside from cooking and baking, coconut oil is […]

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