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Bladder Leaks and what you can do about them

  Bladder Leaks & What You Can Do About It  The holiday season often brings together extended family- and, well, it also means that incontinence jokes tend to join the festivities as well! In case you haven’t heard, many mothers of the world have unwittingly joined a secret pelvic floor dysfunction club, often courtesy of childbirth. I was admitted seven years ago, even though I don't personally experience bladder leaks. Apparently, membership is assumed for us all .  This secret club is where the moms, aunts, older cousins  and grandmothers make private jokes and eye rolls about leaks, “oops moments” and not being able to jump on trampolines. Glamorous, right? And occasionally the whole family joins in on the joke whenever cousin Johnny breaks out his comedy routine and mom has to make a sprint to the bathroom.    Why is this happening, you ask? First, a bit of science.  Bladder leaks, medically known as urinary incontinence, affect millions of individuals worldwide. Despite i

Eliminating Environmental Toxins During Pregnancy


If you are expecting, you want to do everything you can to keep your baby healthy - and that includes creating a safe and healthy environment at home. Unfortunately, many of the products we use every day can contain harmful chemicals and toxins that can be dangerous during pregnancy. 

Luckily, a few simple changes can make a big difference.  Here are some tips for eliminating environmental toxins in your home:
  • Choose natural cleaning products. Many conventional cleaning products contain harsh chemicals that can be harmful to you and your baby. Instead, opt for natural cleaning products made with ingredients like vinegar, baking soda, and essential oils. They're just as effective and much safer for you and your baby.
  • Use air purifiers. Indoor air can be even more polluted than outdoor air, thanks to things like furniture, carpets, and household cleaners. Use an air purifier to remove pollutants like dust, pet dander, and VOCs (volatile organic compounds) from the air.
  • Avoid synthetic fragrances. Many fragrances used in candles, air fresheners, and cleaning products contain synthetic chemicals that can be harmful during pregnancy. Instead, opt for natural fragrances like essential oils or unscented products.
  • Filter your water. Tap water can contain contaminants like lead, chlorine, and pesticides, which can be harmful during pregnancy. Use a water filter to remove these pollutants and ensure you're drinking clean, safe water.
  • Choose organic produce and meat when possible. Conventionally grown produce and meat can contain pesticides and hormones that can be harmful during pregnancy. Choose organic options whenever possible to reduce your exposure to these toxins.
By taking these steps to eliminate environmental toxins in your home, you'll create a safer and healthier environment for you and your baby. Plus, you'll feel good knowing that you're doing everything you can to ensure a healthy pregnancy.


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