We all know that diet is important for health, but did you know that even the nutrition of our forebears could affect our babies? This article will help midwives understand how to help moms have a healthier pregnancy and better birth.
Midwife Sister MorningStar shares a handout-like article full of wise nutrition tips.
Preeclampsia. Metabolic toxemia of late pregnancy. Toxemia. Sick. Dangerously sick. Or not.
“When assessing the dietary needs of any pregnant woman, a care provider must analyze each woman individually, taking into account her activity level.”
From her many years of experience, midwife Marlene Waechter shares her wisdom of premature birth and what she feels are its main causes.
On September 24, 2003, a group of traditional midwives from Mexico gathered at the Iglesia de los Pobres, a church in Oaxaca de Juarez, to write these declarations about midwifery and birth.
The single most important thing that you can do for your baby is to eat a healthy, well-balanced diet. A well-balanced diet is one that includes foods from all food groups in appropriate amounts, so as to ensure proper nutrition.
If you did only one thing to help yourself stay healthy during pregnancy, good nutrition would be it!