Pre Natal Fitness – 2 Simple 15 minute workouts

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While pregnancy is not the time to push yourself to the next level, there is no reason to stop working out while pregnant with the goal to maintain your muscle mass. In a previous post, we discussed 7 Mistakes to Avoid When Exercising While Pregnant. In this post we’ll be giving you sample workouts you can do while pregnant.  Read More

My Labour & Delivery Story

Around 32 weeks, call me a bad mom to be, but I was over being pregnant. I had horrible heartburn where even water would trigger a fiery wrath all through my insides. I couldn’t eat any of my favourite foods – Indian, Hakka, Italian (pizza included). I had horrible rib pains where I couldn’t sit for longer than an hour without having sharp pains, so going out to nice dinners or for a movie were out the window. I was desperately hoping upon full term (37 weeks) she’d come out at any time. Read More

Nursery Tour

I’m 38 weeks and counting down the days until my baby girl arrives! Believe it or not, I’m actually looking forward to labour pains to commence, just so it means that she can make her big debut. Hospital bags are packed, nursery is set up, now  all we need is a baby. And so we wait, as patiently as possible, although, “How to induce labour naturally” is probably my top google search at the moment. In the meantime, I’m delighted to give you nursery tour! Read More

My Baby Shower

On the lovely and sunny fall afternoon of Sunday, November 6th, my mother and mother in law hosted my baby shower at the beautiful Paletta Mansion in Burlington. A special thanks to my sister, Needhi Soordhar for dealing with my pregnant hormones throughout the process and bringing my vision together and my cousin Kanika Kapahi and niece Jahnavi Kardam for a helping hand.

The Venue

I wanted a quaint venue that would give an intimate feel to such an intimate time in my life and Paletta Mansion had the perfect rustic charm, nestled in a picturesque area of Burlington, sitting on a 14 acre lakefront property.

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Photo Credit: www.edgehospitality.ca

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Exercising While Pregnant: 7 Mistakes To Avoid

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Research and studies have shown that if done properly, exercising while pregnant is not harmful. It did however take a few years to come to this conclusion. Guidelines released by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) have changed significantly from the 1950’s to now. Read More