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Eating Right For Pregnancy Resources

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

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

Just ate really bad over the weekend!! Not happy w
Updated 10/12/2015 12:39:25 PM

Just ate really bad over the weekend!! Not happy with myself...  Read more

Eating healthy in a hotel
Updated 10/13/2015 9:12:39 AM

I have been working out of town since May. Fortunately, my company has been kind enough to give me a house to stay in. Unfortunately, we are getting to the end of the project. My lease is up on Nov 4 and I will have to stay in a hotel until the end (...  Read more

today's goal : workout, eat completely clean to ma
Updated 10/12/2015 11:54:23 AM

today's goal : workout, eat completely clean to make up for yesterday's binge, and get my house and laundry cleaned. so far I've worked out so that marks one off the list. I can do it....  Read more

Day 2 doing good . Need to learn to not eat late .
Updated 10/12/2015 9:28:44 AM

Day 2 doing good . Need to learn to not eat late . We had church meeting ( dinner ) and all the 'good / bad stuff there ) I need to plan to bring something healthy so I can eat...  Read more

I've had such a bad week with eating junk food. I
Updated 10/12/2015 9:36:25 AM

I've had such a bad week with eating junk food. I think I need someone I can have personal contact with to keep in check....  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


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

The Incredible Health Benefits of Okra

Fried okra is a delicious southern staple that pairs well with other hearty dishes. Unfortunately, eating it fried undoes many of the natural health benefits of this unique vegetable.Not only is okra extremely tasty in its own right, but it also prov...  Read more