Prenatal Exercise – Practicing what I preach!!

I became certified in personal training and pre & post natal exercise in 2007, and just recently in Pilates.   During my studies, I have been especially fascinated by the “process” of pregnancy…by all of the changes that naturally occur in a pregnant woman’s body.  At the same time, its been exciting to learn of […]

Umbilical cord blood – to bank OR not to bank?

The birth of my first child is upon me (7 more weeks!) and with that comes ALL SORTS of preparation, planning and decisions.  One of the decisions that has become quite an emotional/mental battle for my husband and me is: should we bank our baby’s cord blood after birth? For those of you who don’t […]