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This post may contain referral/affiliate links. If you buy something, Ecocentric Mom may earn a commission.  Feeding Every Craving Before I had my daughter, I was under the impression that pregnancy cravings were just that – cravings. I’ve never been particularly “thin”, thanks to my genetics, body type, and growing up playing soccer, but I figured if I could beat PMS cravings, this whole pregnancy craving thing would be a walk in the park. Oh, self. Oh my sweet, sweet, naive self. My first pregnancy was filled with cinnamon rolls, chocolate milkshakes and banana splits. I didn’t gain much weight...

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  To lose the pregnancy weight as quickly as you’d like, and feel healthier as you go through your postpartum period, it’s important to take good care of yourself. Getting enough nutrients is especially critical during this crucial time. Here are five tips for eating well to encourage a healthy you. 1. Healthy, More Youthful Skin You’ll need healthy skin to heal after giving birth. And what the body benefits from at this time is collagen. The name itself provides some clues as it’s based on ancient Greek where part of the word translates as ‘glue.’ Similarly, collagen helps skin...

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It can sometimes be difficult to make healthy choices and eat all natural foods when we’re on the go. With sugar loaded, artificially colored convenience foods and snacks lurking around every corner, feeding yourself and your kids healthy treats and wholesome snacks can be tough! This is particularly true when traveling. Now that sunny days and […]

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The average person spends 1/3 of their life sleeping. Assuming you live to 90, that means you spend 30 years asleep! While the benefits of sleep are well known, have you given any thought to how the materials in your bed can affect your health? Some moms often ask, “Do I need an organic mattress?” Organic […]

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One of the most effective ways to keep your children healthy is to teach them the importance of frequent and regular handwashing, with some soap, water, and persistence. Some kids don’t cooperate as easily as others, but they will in time. Here are some easy tips to get them excited about lathering up: Make It […]

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