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
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
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
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
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
I was at a workshop this am, and this man ate 2 glazed donuts, 1 can of sweet tea, a grab bag of bbq chips, 1 bag of chcolate m&ms, 1 bag of peanut m&ms. I whipped out my tracker 2420 calories for breakfast!... Read more
If I'm not losing weight eating in my spark range, is it ok to drop my calories to 1000 a day for a few days, then bring it back up in the range for a day, then repeat? I have read that it can destroy your metabolism and make your body think its star... Read more
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
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
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
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