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  • Top 10 Ways to Survive the Holidays While Pregnant over at Modern Alternative Mama (link no longer active)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 childbirth educator, student midwife, and a mama to 8 - all born naturally! She has spent years helping mamas have healthy babies, give birth naturally, and enjoy the adventure of motherhood. Find her on her website and helping families through her online childbirth class

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