Pregnancy and childbirth can be a beautiful, difficult, exciting and overwhelming experience for moms and moms-to-be. It can also be an enriching time to learn and bond for dads and dads-to-be.
Understand how pregnancy changes a woman’s body Continue reading “Practical ways for dad to get involved in the pregnancy process”
Here are some tips to get (or keep) you on track for all your health goals:
Remember why you set the goal. Taking the time to reevaluate why you set a certain goal and what your intentions are may reinvigorate you to do your best to succeed.
Take small steps. If your goal is a big one, go about accomplishing it the same way one would eat an elephant: one bite at a time. Continue reading “Keeping Your Goals”
You don’t have to make drastic changes to make your health a priority. Altering one small thing in your daily activities could lead to big time enhancements to your quality of life. Here are some great ideas from the IWS providers: Continue reading “Small Changes, Big Difference”
At IWS, we highly value the diverse skills and methods of our nursing staff. Nurse Rose is a certified Nurse Midwife at Swedish Covenant Hospital and at IWS. She uses her talents and knowledge to support expecting moms with the stresses and anxiety associated with pregnancy and labor.
One thing in which Rose strongly believes is practicing mindfulness, or, the practice of taking some time each day to focus on breathing and relaxation, and trying to focus on being present from moment to moment throughout the day. Continue reading “Mindfulness with Certified Nurse Midwife Rose”