BBL 027: How to Survive the Holidays While Pregnant and with a New Baby

The holidays are full of food, fun, and family… and can get downright overwhelming when you’re pregnant… or bringing along a new baby. These tried and true tips will help you survive (and enjoy) the holiday fun.

In this episode I cover:

  • Why hydration is so important during pregnancy
  • How to really enjoy holiday events (hint: take a back seat this year)
  • Why a little extra snacking will get you through holiday parties feeling great
  • The difference between sleep before midnight and sleep after midnight
  • Is indulging in holiday sweets and treats okay?
  • What do you do when you get bad pregnancy/baby advice?
  • Why enjoying the holidays helps you have a healthier pregnancy!

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Items mentioned in this podcast include:

  • Top 10 Ways to Survive the Holidays While Pregnant over at Modern Alternative Mama (link no longer active)

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Kristen is a pregnancy coach, student midwife, and a mama to 8 - all born naturally! I've spent nearly two decades helping mamas have healthy babies, give birth naturally, and enjoy the adventure of motherhood. Does complete support for a sacred birth and beautiful beginning for your baby resonate with you? Contact me today to chat about how powerful guidance and coaching can transform your pregnancy, birth, and mothering journey <3

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