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Easing Seasonal Discomforts

We love this time of year with the shift to warmer days and plants beginning to bloom. One thing that can be challenging for many people in spring is experiencing seasonal discomforts. Seasonal discomforts are a result of the body reacting to foreign substances in the environment such as pollen, pet dander, dust or bee […]

By |April 7th, 2016|BLOG, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ryder’s Birth Story: Winter is Coming

By Amanda B.

I’m a planner. I always have been, and it didn’t change with pregnancy. So naturally, we had a birth plan. My plan was to have a drug-free birth with as little medical intervention as possible. Nothing went according to plan. That little piece of paper we had thought about so carefully […]

By |March 22nd, 2016|BLOG|0 Comments

Mood Balancing with Essential Oils

As humans we experience a variety of moods daily. Some of these moods we enjoy and want more of. Conversely, we may find other moods less desirable and seek ways to change how we feel.

Let’s take for example a busy mom who is feeling challenged balancing her family, pets, career, etc. She may […]

By |January 12th, 2016|BLOG|0 Comments

Is Your Baby Ready For Solids?

By Sandi Hoover, BSN, RYT500, PRYT

I’m often asked what foods are best for babies from many of our mamas. I wanted to share a recent email conversation loaded with good references between myself, one of my previous prenatal and now postnatal student, C.S., and Christy, one of our new Roots Prenatal Yoga Teachers […]

By |December 15th, 2015|BLOG|0 Comments

Jackson’s Birth Story

Before sharing my birth story, it’s important for me to talk about my pregnancy. I have a pretty demanding job, managing clients as well as employees. I discovered that my busy work and home life left me little time to truly cherish the magical transformation of my body and the little miracle […]

By |December 5th, 2015|BLOG|0 Comments

Beans-n-greens Recipe

Anyone who knows me knows I am not the chef in our family. But, I’m also a big believer in equal division of labor in the house. So when I cook, I need the meals I make to be simple and tasty. Here is a recipe that doesn’t require much time or ingredients. It’s […]

By |November 24th, 2015|BLOG|0 Comments

Nile’s Birth Story:

“I just keep feeling like he’s going to be born during a thunderstorm.”

Nile’s story begins 1,850 miles from Des Moines, in the warm waters of Negril, Jamaica on October 12, 2013. Bob and I were on our belated honeymoon to the amazing resort Couples Swept Away. No, Nile was not conceived in Jamaica, but […]

By |November 12th, 2015|BLOG, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Preparing Your Nursing Basket

In all the wonderful ways you are preparing for labor and birth, here is an idea to help prepare for the first few weeks at home with baby. For all the time you will spend feeding your little one you may find it extremely helpful to have a portable basket (a bag works, but […]

By |October 27th, 2015|BLOG, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cora’s Birth Story

Shared by Melissa S.

The birth story of my second daughter (Cora) begins with the birth of my first daughter (Ainsley) in 2010. I was studying to become a doula, so was well educated on the risks and benefits of common birth interventions and was planning a midwife and doula assisted natural hospital birth. […]

By |September 22nd, 2015|BLOG|1 Comment

On teaching Roots Prenatal Yoga

by Sandi Hoover, BSN, RYT500, PRYT

Not too many yoga teachers in the world get this unique opportunity. I have the rare fortune of getting to meet new students and for many of them this is their first time coming to yoga class, and then I don’t see them for a while. This isn’t because […]

By |September 1st, 2015|BLOG|0 Comments