Author Archives: Dr. Nancy

My Mummy Tummy Journey Week 3 Summary

I have completed week 3 of the MUTU System 12 week program. This week I started with the first set of intensive exercises. Definitely intense enough to get my heart rate going and break a good sweat. I missed a couple … Continue reading

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Decision Making in Pregnancy and Parenting: It's Not Black and White

I recently read this excerpt from Emily Oster’s book, “Expecting Better: Why The Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom Is Wrong — and What You Really Need to Know.” http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/20/expecting-better-emily-oster_n_3780541.html In her book Oster presents the model that she teaches university business students to … Continue reading

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Girls Education Less Important Than What They Are Wearing

On August 11, Deanna Wolf  took to Facebook to call out her daughter’s school for shaming the female form and putting boys education above girls. “Huntsville City Schools, I would like to ask a question. What are you teaching our … Continue reading

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Anti-Rape Underwear: Great idea or making women responsible for rape prevention?

I am not sure how I feel about the idea of anti-rape underwear. On the one hand, women feeling safe and empowered to move through the world without fear of rape is a good thing but at the same time … Continue reading

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My Mummy Tummy Journey Week 2 Summary

I have now completed 2 full weeks of the 12 week MUTU System to help get my mummy tummy under control. I have to say week 1 was easier than week 2. In week 1 this was something new, something … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding is Normal

This week is World Breastfeeding Awareness Week. Why do we need a “breastfeeding awareness week?” It’s because we have forgotten that around the world, across cultures, since the beginning of time, that breastfeeding is just simply, normal. It has been the biologically … Continue reading

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My Mummy Tummy Journey Week 1 Summary

I started a new program last week to work towards strengthening my abs.  You can see my before picture and my thoughts on starting this program in my original post about being tired of looking pregnant HERE. The program is called the … Continue reading

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Tired of Looking Pregnant

I get asked if I am pregnant all. the. time. From 2006 through 2011 I have had 3 people live inside my body.  I made space for each visitor by expanding and stretching to their growing needs.  Almost 4 years has passed … Continue reading

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Lego, Please Bring Back the Female Scientists

Lego Research Institute is one of the few career focused Lego sets specifically with female figurines but is not longer available. Lego says, “This set was overwhelmingly popular and is no longer available for purchase.” Female Scientist Lego set no … Continue reading

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Mom Breastfeeds Her 6 year Old and Social Media Goes Crazy.

“The foundation for healthy growth and development in later years is established to a large degree in the first six years of life.” – Toward a Healthy Future: Second report of the Health of Canadians {Federal, Provincial and territorial Advisory … Continue reading

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