Archive for 'Pregnancy'
Just how much food do pregnant moms need? Nutrition During Pregnancy We’ve all heard that old saying that when you’re pregnant, you’re eating for two. While that may not be accurate, there is some truth to [...]
Tips for starting a fitness program during pregnancy. Pregnancy & Fitness Exercise during pregnancy has a lot of benefits like keeping weight gain in check, and reducing leg cramps and high blood pressure. And the good [...]
With the emergence of super bugs, there’s good argument for being judicious in our use of antibiotics. It’s hard to believe that around a half a century ago, before antibiotics became widely used, just the thought [...]
Why avoiding alcohol while pregnant is so important to baby’s health. Alchohol and Pregnancy About 1% of children are born with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. There’s only one cause for FASD, and that is consuming alcohol [...]
Pregnancy and fitness: Why working out is good for you and your bundle. Pregnancy and Fitness While keeping fit when pregnant makes sense, working out excessively doesn’t. By over doing your workout, you may start to [...]
Why pregnancy is the time to avoid certain chemicals for baby’s sake. Pesticide Exposure When it comes to pregnancy, it’s important for women to be cautious around certain chemicals. Dr. Bruce Lanphear, Clinician Scientist at the [...]
What foods are dangerous to pregnant women? Foods to Avoid When it comes to pregnancy, eating for two doesn’t necessarily mean eating more. But it does mean taking your baby’s health into consideration. That means eating [...]
Why women need to take extra care of their health before conceiving a baby. Pre-Conception Health If you are planning to conceive, how you treat your body becomes very important. You’ll want to watch your alcohol [...]
Essential reading and expertise for anyone who is thinking about becoming pregnant or is already expecting While pregnancy can be one of the most exciting times in a woman’s life, it can also be one of [...]
What parents need to know about the dangers of second and third hand smoke. Second Hand Smoke By now every parent knows that smoking isn’t just bad for them, it’s bad for their kids with second [...]
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