I'm getting close to the point in pregnancy where they will schedule the test for GD. The drink that they give you for the test looks like it contains a lot of artificial ingredients, preservatives, etc. I am wondering if there are any good... (more)
I've been researching about what to take to have the healthiest pregnancy and I've been reading about taking folate instead of folic acid. Now I've been searching for folate supplements and I'm only coming across bio-active folate. I am assuming... (more)
What do you think is best practice for using a standing desk while pregnant. I usually stand about 6 hours a day at my desk and I love it. Just found out I was pregnant and am wondering if I should reduce amount of standing, eliminate my standup... (more)
this course looks very informative, but is rather pricey. i'm wondering if anybody has taken it & if you can recommend it?
Hi, my child is not 15 months and i just got my period back after gradual weaning (though I am still breastfeeding). I have always been small below with a small butt and hips. Offlate I have had alot of weight gain for the first time in my hips... (more)
I'm 33 weeks along in my pregnancy. In the beginning, I lost 12 pounds, but I attribute this to the lack of hunger, queasiness, and being more conscious of making sure that what I did eat was nutritious. I've only gained 10 pounds since then,... (more)
I've read different things about the danger of ultrasounds/sonograms. Linked to autism, hearing damage, negative side effects from the heat... Of course, I wouldn't want to do anything to harm my baby, but it's so hard to distinguish what's... (more)
I have always been fairly fit and had a flat stomach from exercise combined with a paleo diet. I exercised up until I gave birth and ate healthy. Now that I've had my baby, I have lost all my weight but have this flab/skin on my belly that won't... (more)
I am being forced to get the FLU vaccine this FALL or be forced to wear a mask from now until end of FLU season. I do not believe in the effectiveness of vaccines and am leery of the chemicals they are made up of. I am also pregnant and fear... (more)
We are about 99% positive our two year old has whooping cough. Going to the doctor in an hour to find out for sure. We are doing everything we can to make this process easier for him but it looks like it's just one of those things you have to... (more)
My girlfriend just found out she is 5 weeks pregnant. She has been eating clean for almost 9 months now and does not eat a tremendous amount of carbs. Mostly fat and protein with some veggies. However, she is Type 1 Diabetic and we are both... (more)
Just curious. I just wrote a post about caffeine in pregnancy on my site and was wondering how many paleo peeps still consume caffeine while pregnant? The research is really mixed. Here's my opinion....what's yours?
I know that there are two other threads addresses ketosis during pregnancy, but they didn't really get to the info that I need so I figured I'd throw it out there again and add in some additional specifics. I am 25 wks pregnant with my 6th. ... (more)
Hi all, I am two months into my paleo pregnancy and feeling amazing! No nausea or food aversions, and great energy. When not pregnant, I am very regular after years of constipation- but need a super high dose probiotic to help with that. I also... (more)
so, when I was pregnant I was pretty paleo except for the 1st trimester when I had food aversions and did eat grains, but after that I was pretty clean in my eating, didn't "treat" myself much, exercised when I could but I was pretty tired... (more)
A friend of mine asked about her Post Pregnancy Low Estrogen levels. Her doc wants to put her on an Estrogen cream treatment but she has read some nasty things about that treatment. Anyone advice for diet/lifestyle changes to incorporate that... (more)
Long story short - I feel terrible. This has everything to do with diet, I know. I'm 7 weeks pregnant and have been researching Paleo for some time now. Do you think it will be okay to start this lifestyle, even now that I'm pregnant? I'm worried... (more)
I am 29, and recently found out I'm pregnant - around 6 weeks now. I've been following a paleo diet (trying to restrict carbs - including most fruit and grains for a desired 15 lb weight loss) along with cross fit for 4 months. Now that I'm... (more)
I'm currently 20 weeks pregnant, and even though I stick to paleo, I'm getting HORRIBLE heartburn. I've never had it before. Any hacks? Baking soda in water really doesn't taste very good.
Can Sugar starvation damage the baby? During the last few months of pregnancy, there is often a craving for sweet things, which should be satisfied with fruit. The potassium in fruit has an effect like that of insulin, so that sugar... (more)
I'm writing to ask if I might be pregnant. I've just started doing Paleo (strict) for the last month and a half (ish). Up unil now, my periods have been 30 days apart almost to the hour. I am now three days late (this never happens), am having... (more)
Pregnancy tests often come our negative if taken too soon. Eating real foods shouldn't have a negative impact unless only eating meat. Give your body 1-2 full weeks of being late. Then take a test. I hope it is the outcome you want!!!
In terms of food, vitamins, or otherwise? I'm wondering if the CW is based on the assumption that everyone's consuming factory-farmed meat, industrial oils, and aspartame. If so, what restrictions or guidelines would not apply to one eating a... (more)
Yesterday I found out that I am pregnant! I'm a little over four weeks along (going by last menstrual cycle), and the real kicker for making me think I was was the fact that I woke up feeling like I was coming down with the cold or flu. Headache,... (more)
Hi fellow paleoites :) I started Paleo a few months ago because I was fed up with my 1400 calorie a day diet full of "healthy" whole grains and low fat dairy. I didn't feel too great, and was not seeing the results I was hoping for. I found out... (more)