Hydration during pregnancy

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I drink water. A lot of water. And not much else (well there’s wine too). Staying well hydrated, especially in the warmer months and during pregnancy is very important. And there’s nothing better to turn to than H2O.

It cleanses, flushes out what we don’t need and keeps the kidneys and other detoxification organs working well.

I was intrigued by a study out of Australia that said, “Humans need to maintain fluid balance and need to drink water when required, but should also consider fluid in unprocessed fruits and vegetables and juices. There is further evidence that water and a well-balanced diet does far more than water alone,”. I totally disagree. Let me explain.

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Should I eat fish during pregnancy?

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Should I eat fish in pregnancy? The answer on SproutRight.com
I get this question a lot: is fish safe to eat while I am pregnant (or breastfeeding) and my short answer is … YES! Not only is it ok to eat fish in the prenatal period, it is also highly beneficial to your baby’s developing brain.

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Herbs that Heal and Herbs that Harm During Pregnancy

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Herbs That Are Safe for Pregnancy on SproutRight.comBy Kate McMurray, CNP

Pregnancy can come with a host of symptoms – excitement, anxiety, nausea, fatigue, gas, bloating, insomnia, and information overload! You can feel challenged by knowing what to eat, and drink, in pregnancy. Before you throw out everything in your kitchen out of fear that it will harm your baby, check out the information below. Some of the teas in your cupboard may be just what you need to support your body through this amazing and demanding time. As always, you know your body best. Trust your instincts and consult a healthcare professional if you have any concerns.

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How to WIN at a Baby Show: Your 5-Step Guide

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Sprout Right's Guide to a Baby ShowIf you are gearing up to attend a baby show this weekend, or any trade show anywhere in Canada, it’s a great way to discover what to buy for your growing family. Trade shows – with so many vendors offering products, services and information, as well as workshops put on by the show’s organizers – can be overwhelming. First time parents are eager to check out baby products and services made for their parenting adventure, but after the third baby food booth, it’s tough to remember the first.

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