March 2010


Check out these new articles on Barefoot & Pregnant!

Your Body After Baby: The First 6 Weeks: “Lots of things are happening in your body right after you have a baby. During pregnancy, your body changed a lot. It worked really hard to keep your baby safe and healthy.”

Anthropology of the Due Date: “So much mysticism and mythology surrounds the pregnancy due date.  Much of the mysticism is held by physicians who hold on to the old ways of determining when a pregnant woman will deliver.”

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Tracey Mallet, who joined us at the Biggest Babymoon Ever event at Hotel Los Gatos a few weeks ago, is making it even easier to stay fit.  Mallett recently launched the Tracey Mallet Fitness iPhone app with seven workouts you can do while on the go, with access literally at your fingertips!

Check out these articles and recipes on Barefoot & Pregnant!

3 Beauty Treatments to Skip During Pregnancy: “As we learned years ago (possibly from watching MTV) every rose has its thorn. But when it comes to beauty products and treatments that could harm you or your baby, nothing’s worth the sting.”

Mocktails from Glow Mama: Kiss Me I’m Pregnant

As if she wasn’t busy enough with her 4 kids, Heidi Klum has recently launched a maternity line appropriately named Lavish, exclusively available at A Pea in the Pod.  The line offers 17 mix & match pieces, offering fashion and function in one. No more early-morning decision making and home fashion shows for the hubby before heading to work!

Congratulations to Eric Dane (aka McSteamy from Grey’s Anatomy) and Rebecca Gayheart as they welcomed a baby girl this past week. The baby’s name has not been released.  The family is reported to be doing well.

Read what members are talking about on Barefoot & Pregnant!

The Ten Inch Rule: How Safe Are Airbags During Pregnancy?: “As you know, airbags can save lives in car crashes, but many of my pregnant patients are very concerned about the risks involved to their unborn child if an airbag is deployed in an accident.”

What’s Your Infants Nursing Style?: “Breastfeeding is never as simple and straightforward as it might seem. Indeed, Edith Jackson, a pediatrician at Yale described (in the 1950s) five different nursing styles. Knowing the style a baby has, helps you know how to respond appropriately”

Check out these new articles on Barefoot & Pregnant!

Pregnancy and Body Scrubs: A Guide to Safe Scrubbing: “Is it safe to get a body scrub during pregnancy? The short answer is yes, it’s safe to get a body scrub while you’re pregnant (although comfortable is another matter).”

Yoga for the First Trimester: The Downward Dog: “Yoga is respectful of both your rapidly increasingly anxious mind. This pose in particular is perfect for the first trimester.”

Did I Cause My Baby’s Separation Anxiety?: “Nothing you’ve done has “made” your baby develop separation anxiety. It’s a perfectly normal and important developmental adaptation.”