Welcome to Bites of Health!  A nutrition and wellness site devoted to women's health and reproductive issues, with a focus on fertility, preconception, prenatal, and pediatric wellbeing.  

Here you will find information on tracking your fertility, understanding alternative birth control options, how to prepare for pregnancy, how to read your body and learn if your hormones are out of balance, and how to have an easy and happy pregnancy and give your baby everything they need to grow strong and healthy.

We also have a Women's-Only membership area COMING SOON!!  -where you will find even more in-depth information, discussions and resources on any and all topics of interest to women! 

7 Tips for Overcoming Morning Sickness

7 Tips for Overcoming Morning Sickness

Oh, morning sickness.  That dreaded and devilish time in the first months of pregnancy when many women feel so awful and nauseous that they can’t get out of bed, can’t eat anything, can’t work, and just want to curl up and shut out the world until it’s over… three to nine months later.Continue Reading

Why Breast Milk is the Perfect Food for Babies

Why Breast Milk is the Perfect Food for Babies

For many cultures around the world, breast milk has always been the primary food for infants, even babies up to 2 or 3 years old.  Here in North America, where many parents are wealthier and busier, there are alternatives to breast milk, such as infant formula.  Many moms turn to infant formula because they can’tContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Oven-Roasted Fall Vegetables

Oven-Roasted Fall Vegetables

I absolutely love roasted vegetables.  The roasting brings out flavours that you just can’t get by cooking vegetables any other way.  And the smell wafting from the kitchen when they are cooking is so heavenly and comforting.  Not to mention it is just about the easiest way to cook vegetables.. I almost feel like I’mContinue ReadingContinue Reading

What I am Doing Now to Prepare for a Family

What I am Doing Now to Prepare for a Family

I recently bought a book about attachment parenting by Mayim Bailik (Amy Ferrah Fowler!).  This is to add to my constantly growing collection of books on fertility, pregnancy, feeding baby, infant massage and natural childbirth.  Some might say I am getting carried away.  I like to think of it as being prepared.    Continue Reading

The Perfect Beef Round-Roast

The Perfect Beef Round-Roast

The leaves are turning to brilliant shades of yellow and orange here in the prairies.  The days are getting shorter and the air is crisp – despite it still being 28 degrees and sunny.  I love autumn.  I think it is my favourite season.  The colours are beautiful, the clothes are cozy, and it isContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Preventing Baby-Brain

Preventing Baby-Brain

Do you ever get the feeling that your brain is just working a little slower than it used to?  That ever since you’ve been pregnant, you can’t remember diddly-squat?  Are you constantly searching for your keys, your wallet, your sanity.. and wondering how you never misplace your children?Continue Reading

Zucchini Pasta Carbonara

Zucchini Pasta Carbonara

I love pasta, it is the ultimate comfort food for me.  When we started eating grain-free a couple of years ago, that was the hardest thing to give up.  Luckily, there are lots of great alternatives to grain pasta! Continue Reading

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