What to Expect During A Prenatal Massage

What to Expect During A Prenatal Massage

At 18 weeks, I went to book a massage and then realized I could no longer lay flat on my stomach and that it was time to book the prenatal.  I immediately got nervous and began Googling how prenatal massages are done.  I was intimidated to feel uncomfortable on the table with my changing body and didn't want to put myself in an awkward position.  Here's everything I learned from my first prenatal massage. 

Benefits of Barre Class During Pregnancy

Benefits of Barre Class During Pregnancy

Back when I was 20 weeks pregnant, I had to supply The Bar Method Hoboken with a doctors note stating that I was able to keep up the work out.  I didn't announce the news publicly yet and was still able to hide my little bump, but according to studio rules, I needed to start modifying certain exercises.  I wasn't ready for that! 

5 Things You Should Never Say (or Do) to A Pregnant Woman

5 Things You Should Never Say (or Do) to A Pregnant Woman

Once I started showing, I realized that society doesn't know how to appropriately act around pregnant women.  There have been many times where I felt extremely uncomfortable because of somebody else's words or actions.  So here are the top five things never to say or do to a pregnant woman.  Read and pass on!


Here's What Top Dermatologists Used on Their Skin During Pregnancy

Here's What Top Dermatologists Used on Their Skin During Pregnancy

When I found out I was pregnant, I looked in my medicine cabinet, tossed my retinol and stocked it with all-natural products from brands I truly love like Tata Harper.  However, with a little help from my go-to dermatologists, (who have all had babies themselves), I was relieved to learn that I didn't need to go 100% natural with my skincare regimen.  These derm-approved finds are free of ingredients pregnant women need to steer clear of like retinol and salicylic acid.