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Eating Right For Pregnancy Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Eating Right For Pregnancy.

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11 Tips to Lose Weight while Breastfeeding

During pregnancy, you gained many much-needed pounds to grow and support your baby, but not every pound gained can be attributed to "baby weight" that goes away after your baby is born. A typical pregnancy weight gain (roughly 25-35 pounds)...  Read more

More Reason to Get Fit Before Pregnancy

According to a recent study published in Pediatrics, a child is more likely to be overweight at a young age if his mother was overweight before she became pregnant. Ohio State University researchers studied data from more than 3,000 children and...  Read more

Considering Pregnancy?

Caring for your health before you become pregnant may help you identify areas that put you and/or your baby at risk during pregnancy. First, schedule a pre-conception counseling appointment with your doctor. This discussion can educate you on things...  Read more

Bouncing Back into Shape after Baby

Now that your baby has finally arrived, your life will never be the same. Your body has gone through some major changes, too—and will continue to do so in the coming months. When you're feeling ready (and after your doctor gives you cl...  Read more

Getting Ready to Eat for Two

Thinking about pregnancy? Whether you’re aiming to get pregnant next year or in the next few months, you should be getting ready now. This is the time to take inventory of your nutrition habits and make necessary changes that will promote good...  Read more

On heavy workout days (or just physically active days) I may allow myself to eat more, but I never e
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On heavy workout days (or just physically active days) I may allow myself to eat more, but I never eat with a goal of equalizing my workout calories; hope this helps!...  Read more

Good job! It's harder right now since they're runn
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Good job! It's harder right now since they're running their commercials too...I seem to see one at least 3-4 times a workout at the gym nowadays on the TVs....  Read more

You don't have to eat breakfast for breakfast. Why
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You don't have to eat breakfast for breakfast. Why not have leftover supper? I've eaten chicken breast and brussels sprouts for breakfast....  Read more

I have to eat some of the calories that I burn off
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I have to eat some of the calories that I burn off. If not I don't lose anything. I never eat all of them but I may eat an extra 200-300 calories of what I burn, but I try to eat healthy proteins!...  Read more

I have a dumb question. Am I supposed to eat the c
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I have a dumb question. Am I supposed to eat the calories I burn from a workout? I'm not sure how it works. :(...  Read more

Find a Challenge!

Find a challenge team to join. Being on a team helps keep you motivated. After all, you are not in it for just yourself, but for an entire team!...  Read more

working out

For me I joined a gym and started to take classes. I'm taking circuit training ( step class mixed with weights ), water aerobics, Zumba. I'm also doing "It works" wraps for those trouble areas that working out doesn't hit....  Read more

MISparks

A wonderful group from Michigan who joined sparkpeople in hopes of getting control of their weight and learn to eat healthy. ...  Read more

6 Exercises That Prepare Your Body for Pregnancy

What’s the best way to stay in shape during your pregnancy—and beyond?  Get in the best shape of your life before you get pregnant! Here are my top six exercise recommendations for preparing your body for a strong and healthy pregnan...  Read more

5 Weight Loss Tips for Breastfeeding Moms

Breastmilk is the ideal first food for your baby. Breastfeeding had been found to help speed recovery after labor for the mom and assists in losing weight gained during pregnancy.While there are many things moms wish they had known about breastfeedin...  Read more