Monthly Archives: March 2011

Beat the “Baby Blues” with Exercise

Postpartum depression is commonly found in women who have recently given birth, some women suffer from it immediately afterwards, and for others it may take some time to appear.  The symptoms can be quite severe and if left untreated can … Continue reading

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La Jolla’s Outdoor Exercise for Moms and Moms-To-Be

                                                                                                                                                                If you are a woman who lives in the San Diego area, you can take advantage of the beautiful weather, the ocean breezes, and the wonderful terrain that the area offers while you are pregnant. You can do so … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Preeclampsia in Pregnancy

Preeclampsia, otherwise known as toxemia, is a disorder that occurs during pregnancy wherein the woman’s blood pressure rises to an abnormally high level. This condition is characterized by proteinuria, which symbolizes abnormal levels of protein in the urine, and other … Continue reading

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The Importance of Folic Acid in Prenatal Nutrition

  Folic Acid and Pregnancy Carrying and giving birth to healthy baby can only be accomplished if you take good care of yourself and your health during your pregnancy by consuming healthy pregnancy foods . These would include making sure … Continue reading

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Crazy Baby-Steps Birth Announcement!

Congratulations to Megan Del Muro and family! This San Diego mom of four deserves the medal of valor. Despite carrying twins, Megan showed up to her workouts day in and day out with a positive attitude and a big smile. It’s … Continue reading

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Baby-Steps Partners up with “First 5 San Diego”

We are proud to announce that “Baby-Steps Perinatal Fitness” and “First 5 San Diego” have joined forces on a mission to help provide children with the brightest futures imaginable. Without a doubt, a child’s experience from the prenatal period to age five are the most critical to a child’s development. These years … Continue reading

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The Importance of Protein During Pregnancy

  There are so many women having babies nowadays, that there is focus on health and pregnancy nutrition for mothers, now more than ever before.  Many women want to make sure that they’re eating all the right foods, getting enough … Continue reading

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Another Baby-Steps Birth Announcement

I am proud to announce that on Sunday March 6th at 9:34am my wife and I welcomed our second little boy into the world. His name is Cade Akeno Van Herpe and the way he came into the world couldn’t have … Continue reading

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(Must Read!) Benefits of Prenatal Exercise

The benefits of working out during pregnancy are numerous, though relatively unknown to the general public. Recent research has done away with the old way of thinking where pregnant women were scared to even lift a laundry basket. It’s important … Continue reading

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