Category: Third Trimester

  • Signs of Labor

    Signs of Labor

    The day you meet your baby is fast approaching and you have also done a lot of work to get here. Dealing with food aversions, nausea, restless nights, and a finicky bladder was just the tip of the iceberg. But now it is almost over, and with your hospital bag packed and your birth location…

  • Stress Reducing Foods

    Stress Reducing Foods

    Eating healthy whole foods isn’t only good for your body, it is good for your mind as well. Consuming a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and protein nourishes the brain and protects it from oxidative stress.

  • 9 Essential Gifts For Expecting Mothers

    9 Essential Gifts For Expecting Mothers

    If you’re not sure what to buy your friend or family member when they’re expecting, don’t worry. Here are the best gifts they and their new little ones will love. 

  • 4 Ways Nutrition Affects Sleep

    4 Ways Nutrition Affects Sleep

    Ensuring that you get adequate nutrition plays a significant role in your overall health, but did you also know that it can highly affect your quality of sleep?

  • How to Prioritize your Mental Health as a Dad

    How to Prioritize your Mental Health as a Dad

    A Q&A with Zak Williams, Co-Founder & CEO of PYM (Prepare Your Mind), Mental Health Advocate, and Father. It can be difficult as a dad to find time for yourself because it feels like there are so many responsibilities pulling at you in every direction – but taking care of yourself physically and mentally isn’t…

  • How Much Water Should a Pregnant Woman Drink?

    How Much Water Should a Pregnant Woman Drink?

    When you’re carrying a baby in the womb, you’re eating for the two of you and drinking for two. How much water should a pregnant woman drink? Read on to find out. 

  • How To Get A Good Night of Sleep When Pregnant

    How To Get A Good Night of Sleep When Pregnant

    Can’t get a good night’s sleep during your first, second, or third trimester? Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about how to sleep when pregnant.

  • Foods To Avoid When Pregnant

    Foods To Avoid When Pregnant

    If you’re pregnant and expecting a new child in your family, it can be helpful to know what you can and can’t eat. Here are the foods to avoid when pregnant and why.

  • The Food Therapist by Shira Lenchewski, MS, RD

    The Food Therapist by Shira Lenchewski, MS, RD

    A book that makes you feel more sane– instead of less– is worth its weight in gold. Shira Lenchewski, MS, RD, an L.A.-based dietitians and a national expert on nutrition, delivers that and a side of cauliflower popcorn with her new book, The Food Therapist. In a nutshell, it’s a guide to repairing your relationship…

  • The Advantages of Breastfeeding During The First Six Months of Life

    The Advantages of Breastfeeding During The First Six Months of Life

    Breastfeeding can evoke feelings of success, failure, frustration, and bliss. Some liken breastfeeding to a full-time job and feel overwhelmed by the added pressure. Others love the peaceful moments of bonding with their baby. Either way, the resulting advantages offer protection against several potential health issues, for baby and mother alike.

  • Leela Cyd on the Art of Insta Food

    Leela Cyd on the Art of Insta Food

    Leela Cyd is a California-based food, lifestyle, and travel photographer. She is not only a talented artist but also an amazing momma to her babe, Izador Cosmo. A look at her Instagram gives you a glimpse into her sunny, playful, and colorful world. Leela perfectly captures the imperfect beauty of daily life in her own…

  • Baby Food Chef Series: Beverly Kim

    Baby Food Chef Series: Beverly Kim

    The celebrated MICHELIN star chef is all about family– both in the restaurant and at home.

  • Baby Food Chef Series: Jon Shook & Vinny Dotolo

    Baby Food Chef Series: Jon Shook & Vinny Dotolo

    The award-winning duo love cheese and cake, just like the rest of us.

  • Baby Food Chef Series: Malcolm Livingston II

    Baby Food Chef Series: Malcolm Livingston II

    The award-winning chef goes from Noma to nom nom baby food.

  • A Mama Moment with Luxury Realtor, Kerri Madden

    A Mama Moment with Luxury Realtor, Kerri Madden

    As a third generation Angeleno, Kerri Madden is intimately familiar with Los Angeles. Growing up, she was captivated by the architectural variety in SoCal. This fascination, along with her extensive experience in business, sales, and marketing, led her to pursue a career in real estate.Prior to becoming a realtor, Kerri represented many distinguished beauty brands,…

  • Jacqui Saldana on Food & Family

    Jacqui Saldana on Food & Family

    For Jacqui Saldana, the kitchen has always been synonymous with family. As a young girl, she recalls sitting in her abuela’s kitchen in Costa Rica, as her grandma dumped large bags of dried black beans on the table.

  • Textile Designer Dana Haim on Blankets & Babies

    Textile Designer Dana Haim on Blankets & Babies

    [Dana Haim](https://danahaim.com/) is a triple threat – an artist, small business owner, and mama.

  • Goldfaden MD Co-founder on Life as a Working Mom

    Goldfaden MD Co-founder on Life as a Working Mom

    Founded by Dr. Gary Goldfaden and sisters-in-law Lisa and Lauren Goldfaden, Goldfaden MD utilizes natural, clean, plant-derived ingredients to keep skin glowing. 

  • A Licensed Midwife on the Transformative Power of Birth

    A Licensed Midwife on the Transformative Power of Birth

    Birth is transformative. Not just for the baby, but for the mother who goes through her own “birth” in the process. Hayley Oakes, a licensed midwife based in Los Angeles, has had a front row seat during hundreds of births. Her stories reveal how unique the birth process can be and the universal thread that…

  • Nutritionist Lily Kunin on Pantry Must Haves & Food Hacks

    Nutritionist Lily Kunin on Pantry Must Haves & Food Hacks

    If you’ve ever seen a perfectly executed grain bowl on Instagram, it’s highly likely that Lily Kunin was the artist or at least the inspiration behind it.