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Dos & Don’ts for Postpartum Exercising

Research proves that the right exercises can positively benefit your body’s healing process and will also help boost your energy levels, your mood and your fitness.

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The Benefits of Pre & Postnatal Massage

Massage isn’t just a feel-good activity—there are loads of unexpected advantages for new moms like better sleep, improved lactation and a faster postpartum recovery time.

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5 Ways To Make Your Pregnancy Easier

Pregnancy is a beautiful and exciting time but could do without the backaches, nausea and sleepless nights. It may feel like you are at the whim of the little human growing inside of you, but there are things you can do to feel better and enjoy your pregnancy!

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9 Smart Strategies for a Healthier Pregnancy

Wondering what to expect when you’re expecting? Well, heartburn for one. Here are 7 more common pregnancy problems and effective remedies.

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What Your New Baby Mama Friend Really Needs but Is Too Afraid to Ask For

Forget the onesies and the cute baby blankets. These are the gifts every new mama really needs.

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12 FREE Workouts for New Moms on YouTube Right Now

There’s a workout here to suit every new mom, no matter your fitness level. Workouts range from 4 minutes to an hour and focus on postnatal needs.

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10 Quick, Easy Self-Care Tips for New Moms

Take care of yourselves, mamas! Here are 10 quick, easy ways to fit self care into your busy new-mom schedule.

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Check It Out: Ocean Oasis Day Spa Event

Join Dr. Lisa Masterson for an epic event that not only does a body good but also does the community good as well.

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Work Out While Wearing Your Baby at a GroovaRoo Dance Class

Hold me closer, Tiny Dancer! See why GroovaRoo babywearing dance classes are all the rage…

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New Study Reveals Moms Need a Full Year for Recovery After Giving Birth

New mothers may be told by books and doctors that they’ll be back to ‘normal’ within six weeks of giving birth, but a new study has found that most women take much longer to recover.

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Picture Perfect: The Best Local Family Photographers

These ten local photographers will have you winning the holiday card game. So skip the DIY (and those pesky camera timers) and go with a pro.

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8 FREE YouTube Workouts You Can Do With Your Baby

Enlist your baby as your workout partner and try one of these free online video routines. You can do this Mama!

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Just Opened!: A New Family Yoga Studio

This new spot puts kids and parents first!

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Neighborhood Exploration: Go BoHo at Lincoln & Rose

Just past the traffic and mini-mall mentality sits the Zen intersection of Lincoln and Rose Avenues. Bring your babes to bohemian Venice for a bottle of Moon Juice and some kiddo Kundalini yoga chanting. Om, indeed.

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Behind Active Moms Club with Cassandra Hawkinson

In a go-go-go world, every mama appreciates a place that slows down, caters to her schedule, and recognizes what she needs to stay healthy and happy. That’s why Active Moms Club is such a hit with Chicago moms —and why…

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Win a 6 Pack of Classes to Sprout Fitness

Let’s face it — new baby means no time to exercise. While we would give almost anything to be able to hit the gym on the regular, finding a sitter, the time, and the energy is downright hard. Sprout Fitness…

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Taking It All in Stride: Lisa Druxman

We’re teaming up with Blue Shield of California to celebrate local San Diego moms who have inspired us to seek healthy, balanced lives.  This week, meet Lisa Druxman, Founder of Stroller Strides.

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A noted authority…

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Downward-Facing Toddler: Best Yoga Classes for Families

If you’ve ever seen a middle-aged adult creaking their way toward a splay-legged “Happy Baby” pose, you know that one of yoga’s many goals is the reclamation of childlike flexibility. But there are plenty of benefits for your already-bendy offspring–and…

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Get Yoga! Best San Francisco Yoga Resources for Moms

Whether you’re pregnant or post-natal, and looking for the right way to exercise, yoga is calling your name. According to San Francisco Prenatal Yoga, the benefits include strengthening muscles used in childbirth, stretching the body to enhance flexibility, and decreasing pregnancy-related discomforts like nausea, swelling, and joint sensitivity. If you’re already hooked on yoga, you probably don’t want to stop. The next step is finding the right instructor who understands prenatal (and postnatal) techniques and considerations. Read More

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Win a 5 Class Pass to Lil Omm Yoga Studio

Whether you need a little peace and quiet, want to have some flexible fun with your family, or are kick-starting a new workout routine, yoga with Lil Omm Yoga Studio is the answer. This awesome studio knows all about the…

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