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! 

Category Archives: Women’s Health

Your Thyroid During Pregnancy

Your Thyroid During Pregnancy

Thyroid issues are very common during pregnancy, and can have devastating effects on both the mother and the baby.  Unfortunately, thyroid problems are often difficult to diagnose when a woman is pregnant, as the symptoms are very similar to symptoms of pregnancy – including fatigue, aches and pains, dry skin and hair, digestion problems and depression, to name a few.  

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The Difference Between Folate and Folic Acid

The Difference Between Folate and Folic Acid

You may know of folate as one of the most important prenatal vitamins that a woman should concern herself with (certainly one of the most well-known).  This is arguably a very critical vitamin, as it helps to prevent neural tube defects in the growing fetus. Continue Reading

What to Expect When Coming off the Pill

What to Expect When Coming off the Pill

The Pill has been used as a female contraceptive since 1960.  It is currently used by approximately 150 million women worldwide, and is one of the most popular and well-known prescription medications.Continue Reading

What are the Best Sources of Omega-3 Fatty Acids?

What are the Best Sources of Omega-3 Fatty Acids?

By now you most likely have heard that you need more Omega-3 fatty acids in your diet.  It seems to be all the rage these days – providing a panacea of health benefits ranging from improved skin and mood, to easier pregnancies and healthier babies.  But just where do we go about finding these oh-so-importantContinue ReadingContinue Reading

The Importance of Detoxification Before Pregnancy

The Importance of Detoxification Before Pregnancy

One of the most important things you can do for yourself and your future baby, is to clean out and detoxify your body, before getting pregnant.   Why is this so important, and why should it be done before pregnancy?  I’m glad you asked…Continue Reading

When Should you Start Preparing for Pregnancy?

When Should you Start Preparing for Pregnancy?

Most couples today don’t put a whole lot of thought into their diet and lifestyle before they get pregnant.  With around 50% of pregnancies being unplanned, this doesn’t come as much of a surprise, but what about the rest of us who are planning to conceive in the future?Continue Reading

6 Reasons Why Liver is the Most Important Food for Fertility, Libido and Making a Healthy Baby

6 Reasons Why Liver is the Most Important Food for Fertility, Libido and Making a Healthy Baby

In some traditional cultures in history, the only parts of an animal that are/were consumed by humans, are the organ meats.  These parts are also the most prized by other animals as well.  When a big cat such as a lion or tiger makes a kill, the first part of the animal that gets eatenContinue ReadingContinue Reading

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