See the best women’s health and fitness articles, blogs, and info from the past week and kick off the new week ahead with some tips to take your health up a notch.

This is a weekly TOP 3 list (that’s it – who has time for more?) where you will see women’s health pro’s highlighted whom I respect and trust. They are experts in fields such as pregnancy, postpartum, conception, exercise, babies, pelvic floor and core, strength training, body image, nutrition, and more!

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1). What’s the Deal with Folate in Pregnancy? 

Folate is naturally found in food sources such as egg yolks, liver, and leafy green vegetables. Folic acid is a synthetic supplement, which actually is more bioavailable than food-derived folate.

(Please do not get the idea that supplemental folic acid is somehow a bad thing simply because it’s not “natural.” The opposite is actually true.)”

What is the difference between folate vs. folic acid? What is better to take in pregnancy? Kara explains for us!

Read it here

2). I Lost 45lbs and My Self-Worth

“I was trying so hard not to “let myself go”, that I completely let go of myself.”

A young mother’s story of losing herself in motherhood and the steps she took to find her way back. 

Read it here

3). Why Having a Strong Pelvic Floor Isn’t Enough

Many women believe that a “weak” pelvic floor is always the cause of urine leakage. This simply isn’t true. There are many factors that can lead to SUI and/or pelvic pain.”

Read it here

Jess

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