Jennifer Shackelford

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Hi, I’m Jennifer, the founder and editor of TheMamaNeeds.com. On The Mama Needs, I write about experience with pregnancy, raising kids, and nutrition for both kids and expectant moms.. I love that blogging brings parents together and lets our readers know they’re not the only ones going through these experiences. I love seeing comments on my posts that say “I thought it was just me! I’m so glad it’s not!” Being a parent is hard, but friends and blogs really help.

The Benefits of Prenatal Massage

Heartburn, swollen feet, muscle cramps, fatigue, and back pain. The creation of life is a beautiful thing, but for most women, it’s not very comfortable. Thankfully, there are many things an expectant mother can do to ease their discomfort. Following a healthy diet, certain forms of exercise (like yoga and walking), and prenatal massage can […]

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