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Nutrition, Pregnancy

All About Gestational Diabetes 

This post was written by Juna Advisor & Registered Dietician and Nutritionist – Lauren Manaker, RDN and Rachelle Mallick.  When the dreaded glucose tolerance test is around the corner, many pregnant women start thinking about the “what ifs”. What if I get a diagnosis of…

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Pregnancy

The One Mineral You May Be Missing During Pregnancy 

This post was written by Juna Advisor & Registered Dietician and Nutritionist – Lauren Manaker, RDN.  We hear all about folate, iron, and calcium when a woman becomes pregnant. While it is true that these nutrients are critically important to take in to support mom…

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Life After Baby 

This is Episode 10 – “Life After Baby” from Season 2 of the Juna Women Podcast. Season 2 is about planning your family.  Mom and Dad. Before you earn those titles you are simply two people in a relationship, feeling all the feels, with lots…

Baby, Pregnancy

Myth Vs Facts: Pitcoin 

This post was written by Juna Advisor & Labor Delivery Nurse, Leisel Teen aka @mommy.labornurse. By the time you’re nearing Week 40 of your pregnancy, ANY mom can relate to the hashtag, #getthisbabyouttame, am I right? Who can blame you, you’ve been pregnant for 9…

the fair play game
Podcast2, Trying To Conceive

The Fair Play Game 

This is Episode 8 – The Fair Play Game from Season 2 of the Juna Women Podcast. Season 2 is about planning your family.  Domestic Responsibility – the tasks performed inside a household in order to ensure that the basic needs of its members are…

the fertility diet
Podcast2, Trying To Conceive

The Fertility Diet 

This is Episode 7 – The Fertility Diet from Season 2 of the Juna Women Podcast. Season 2 is about planning your family.  Today’s episode is the 7th part of our Family Planning Series, and we’re talking all about prenatal nutrition. When I sat down…

Pregnancy

Collagen Powder During Pregnancy 

Collagen is a type of protein found throughout the body, especially in the muscles, tendons, joints and ligaments. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ While there is no data specifically studying collagen peptides in pregnancy, there is data that exists suggesting that it may help improve skin’s hydration, wrinkling,…

Pregnancy

Braxton Hicks Contractions 

This post was written by Labor & Delivery Nurse, Liesel Teen, also known as @mommy.labornurse on Instagram. Leisel is a member of the Juna Expert Advisory Board and monthly contributor to the Juna Blog.  What are Braxton Hicks Contractions? Braxton hicks contractions are very common…