Health: Food & Fitness


Prenatal Vitamins 101: When to Start Taking Them, What to Look For, & What to Expect

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 By Jessica Tzikas
Prenatal Vitamins 101: When to Start Taking Them, What to Look For, & What to Expect | Baby Chick

If you are considering a baby in the near future, currently trying to conceive, or newly pregnant, prenatal vitamins are probably on your mind. Your midwife or doctor will most likely steer you in the right direction as to which brand to take, but you should still be aware of what ingredients to look for […]

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Benefits of Hydration During Pregnancy

Thursday, May 3, 2018 By Kate Horney
Benefits of Hydration During Pregnancy | Baby Chick

In addition to forming the placenta and enabling your baby to receive nutrients during pregnancy, water is also used to form the amniotic sac during pregnancy. There’s no denying the fact that hydration during pregnancy plays a very important role in the healthy development of your baby. Some other benefits of hydration during pregnancy include: […]

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4 Things Your Partner Can Do to Help with Getting Pregnant

Sunday, April 29, 2018 By Jessica Tzikas
4 Things Your Partner Can Do to Help with Getting Pregnant | Baby Chick

There are many things a woman has to do to when trying to get pregnant: we have to track our cycles, take prenatal vitamins, and take control of our health and wellness. But, just because we are the ones carrying the baby, doesn’t mean we are the only ones who should be making changes. In […]

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Coffee Lovers: Here’s A Pregnancy-Friendly Option

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 By Hannah Crews
Coffee Lovers: Here’s A Pregnancy-Friendly Option | Baby Chick

Sponsored by: There’s nothing like the invigorating taste of a cup’o’joe. Especially when it’s the first thing that hits your lips in the morning – ABSOLUTE HEAVEN. There’s just something about coffee that causes your day to naturally start off on the right foot. And yes, that something is probably the caffeine. But unfortunately, coffee […]

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10 Things Your Chiropractor Wants You to Know

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 By Alayna Pagnani-Gendron
10 Things Your Chiropractor Wants You to Know | Baby Chick

1. Chiropractors are safe, effective and here to help you. Chiropractic has been around for what seems like forever.  It started back in 1895 with BJ Palmers first adjustment. Without getting too much into the details, this chiropractor patient was deaf, but able hear again after his adjustment! Ever since then, chiropractors have been helping […]

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4 Pregnancy Myths You Shouldn’t Worry About

Sunday, April 15, 2018 By Jessica Tzikas
4 Pregnancy Myths You Shouldn't Worry About | Baby Chick

I am not yet pregnant, but I am already worried about many things that come along with pregnancy. Will I not be able to keep up with my highlighted blonde hair? Will I have to miss a friends wedding because I can’t go on a plane? Of course, every woman should do what they feel […]

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5 Lifestyle Changes to Incorporate while Trying to Conceive

Monday, March 26, 2018 By Jessica Tzikas
5 Lifestyle Changes to Incorporate while Trying to Conceive | Baby Chick

Congrats! You have officially decided to expand your family and start trying to conceive. If you’re like me, this is your first time entering this crazy world of motherhood—and while there are a lot of changes coming your way, the first changes you need to make start with you. If you are already trying to […]

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6 Pregnancy Power Foods

Monday, March 12, 2018 By Lucy Brian
6 Pregnancy Power Foods | Baby Chick

Pregnancy can be a time of great lifestyle changes. Even though pregnant women are notorious for having food cravings, many people use it as an opportunity to eat healthier foods. You are growing a baby, after all! Your body is providing the building blocks to build a whole other person–heart, lungs, skin, brain and all! […]

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Tips for Managing Swelling During Pregnancy

Friday, December 29, 2017 By Steve Norton
Tips for Managing Swelling During Pregnancy | Baby Chick

Swelling during pregnancy is quite common, affecting about 75% of all pregnant women. Normal pregnancy swelling, called edema, is most commonly experience in the feet, ankles, legs, hands or face. Edema may be experienced at any point during pregnancy, but for most women, it occurs between week 22 and week 27 of their pregnancy and […]

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What you Need to Know about Pregnancy, Gum Infections, and Neonatal Health

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 By Ratna Bajpai
What you Need to Know about Pregnancy, Gum Infections, and Neonatal Health | Baby Chick

Welcome to the second trimester! Your trusted guidebook says that this is going to be the most comfortable phase of your pregnancy, and you’re looking forward to it. Radiating a spirit of confidence, you begin the day with the tooth brushing routine. All of a sudden, your effervescent demeanor seems to be replaced by a sense […]

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