11 mistakes that might be making your pregnancy uncomfortable and how to avoid them!

11 mistakes that might be making your pregnancy uncomfortable

Are you feeling uncomfortable during your pregnancy? Experiencing lots of undesirable symptoms and generally not enjoying pregnancy? Perhaps you are making one (or more) of these pregnancy eating mistakes when it comes to nourishing your pregnant body. Being aware of these pregnancy eating mistakes can result in an entirely different pregnancy experience. One of the biggest Continue reading


Check out these delicious 15 date recipes for pregnancy to help make labor easier.

15 Date Recipes for Pregnancy

Have you heard that eating dates can actually help shorten labor? Eating as few as 6 dates a day during pregnancy has actually been shown to have a positive affect on the outcome of labor and delivery in 2 clinical studies (here and here). Date fruit is delicious eaten all by itself, but can also Continue reading


Birth Affirmation for when Labor is looming

Birth Affirmation for When Labor is Looming

The last few weeks of pregnancy are probably the hardest. Everything is swelling. There are a hundred little pieces to put in order before baby arrives. As baby’s due date approaches, and sometimes passes, the waiting and anticipation can become down right unbearable. What’s the best way to calm the mind? Use birth affirmations when labor Continue reading


Are you wondering how to have a healthy pregnancy? Learn what you need to do to start a routine that prepares your mind, body and soul for pregnancy, childbirth and motherhood.

How to Start a Healthy Pregnancy Routine

Developing a healthy pregnancy routine is essential to having a joyful pregnancy experience and ultimately a positive birth experience. A healthy pregnancy routine includes more than just exercise! It is a series of practices that helps the mother embrace pregnancy, nourish her baby and prepare her mind, body and spirit for labor and childbirth. In this Continue reading


Read this inspirational birth story and learn how one mother overcame fear of childbirth using prayer and affirmations to have a natural water birth.

The Birth Story of Baby Violet – A Christian Water Birth

I am honored to share with you the first birth story to be featured here at Birth Eat Love. I love to read birth stories, especially stories like Nicole’s where you can really feel the pride and joy of a mother after experiencing a natural birth that she planned for and then achieved. In her Continue reading


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Pregnancy Yoga {DVD recommendation + Video}

Pregnancy yoga is an excellent way to exercise during pregnancy and prepare for the hard work of childbirth. Integrating prenatal yoga into your routine gives you a foundation in breath work, as well as stretching and strengthening the muscles needed during the birth process. I found practicing pregnancy yoga helped alleviate pains in my back and Continue reading


natural childbirth tips

5 Tips for Achieving a Natural Childbirth

After having four natural childbirths, I am passionate about helping other women have positive birth experiences. Natural birth can mean different things to different people.  For me, natural childbirth is allowing the birth process to unfold at its own unique pace. Achieving a natural childbirth is possible for most mothers, if you set your mind to it Continue reading