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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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Herbal teas — also known as tisanes — have been known to us for thousands of years for their medicinal, healing, and nurturing benefits. Who loves drinking herbal teas more than expecting or new moms? Not only do they omit caffeine (which doctors recommend we limit during pregnancy and nursing), but they can also help with many […]

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For the most part, all of us want to live healthier lives and make the right food choices every day. With the over abundant access to junk food in our grocery stores and fast food restaurants on every corner, this is becoming more and more difficult. In some cases, the best options are obvious, like […]

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