Atlanta Baby and Child Expo – #AtlantaBabyExpo #Giveaway

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When you’re pregnant or a new mom for the first time (or first time in a few years!), there’s so much to learn. All about the rules for car seats, what bottle is best, how do you swaddle, what type of crib mattress to buy – These are all some of the questions that I remember thinking about. I’m going to help you put your mind at ease and tell you just go to the Atlanta Baby and Child Expo. The #AtlantaBabyExpo offers tons of parenting and pregnancy products all in one place. This year’s … [Read more...]

Diabetes Alert Day – Learn Your Risk #prediabetes #diabetesalertday

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While I’ve shared with you my motivation to get fit this year, I have to admit it’s not all just vanity. I’m one of the more than 86 million American adults that have prediabetes and are at a higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes. March 22nd is Diabetes Alert Day and I’m using this as a reminder for both myself to do a few things and encouraging you to do so as well. I’m one of the people who actually knows but nearly 90% of those with prediabetes don’t even know they have it. One reason … [Read more...]

Improving Maternal Health – #MerckforMothers at #BlogHer14

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I recently attended a special conversation hosted by the Merck for Mothers program. I went because I’m a mother and spend a lot of time with other mothers (hello, mommy to two young children!) so I wanted learn more about this project. Merck for Mothers is a 10-year, $500 million initiative focused on creating a world where no woman dies giving life. We are committed to using our business and scientific expertise to improve maternal health and are already working in more than 30 countries … [Read more...]