We here at Healthy Moms have been watching our community grow over the years with delight. There’s such a wide range of moms who take part in our discussions, but if there’s one thing we all have in common it’s that we’re all a little bit, um…crunchy. Maybe not all equally crunchy, but if you can’t relate to at least one of these signs that you’re a crunchy mom, then we’ll kick you out of our Facebook group. Kidding. Here are 15 signs you might be a crunchy mom:
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During pregnancy, up to 71% women will experience pelvic pain. More specifically, symphysis pubis dysfunction (SPD), has been reported in 32% of all pregnant women. It is commonly misdiagnosed and mismanaged – most women who present to my office have told me that their health care provider has told them that it is a pregnancy pain that will just go away after birth. Although it is the case that delivery of your baby will end the sharp discomfort, you do not have to “live with it” while pregnant and, in 25% of cases, this pain is still present 4 months postpartum.
It takes a village to raise a child, and not just a village of people related to you. Not everyone is lucky enough to have fantastic family members who are supportive, so it's not surprising that many new mothers end up feeling isolated. It doesn't have to be that way, though. Your village is out there too.
When you live in a big city like Toronto, a picnic is a great way to give children some much-needed outdoor time and an appreciation for nature. Yes, picnics involve dirt, bugs, and an unwanted addition to your child’s personal rock collection, but they are also inexpensive ways to entertain children. The following tips will help ensure that your next picnic is a success:
The Healthy Moms Toronto Marketplace is happening this weekend, and there are so many activities, vendors, special deals, and more, we thought it made the most sense to give you the lowdown on some of the highlights. Last month, we wrote about some of the great activities you and your kids can take part in on Sunday, but what about all the great things you can buy, try, and eat? Here is just a smattering of what will be available on Sunday.