BBL 047: Preventing Pregnancy Complications Q&A

Preventing Pregnancy Complications

Is it true that we don't know why many pregnancy complications happen? Can you do anything to prevent them? What if your mom, sister, or all your friends had a complication… will you be “unlucky” too? I answer those questions – and tell you how to stop complications – in this episode:

Issues I Discuss in This Podcast:

  • Why avoiding pregnancy complications is NOT just “luck”
  • What steps can you take to prevent pre-eclampsia
  • Do herbs help with pre-eclampsia?
  • Why you need more than just “extra protein”
  • What to do about Group B Strep
  • Handling recurrent UTI
  • What's a probiotic food (and why does it help during pregnancy)?
  • How to correct bad baby positioning
  • What to do for gas and bloating
  • What's safe if you start pregnancy overweight
  • Handling gestational diabetes
  • Why stress is dangerous for you and baby (and what to do about it)

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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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