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The Best Exercises for Pregnancy

So you're pregnant and you want to stay in shape or get in shape. What can you do? It may seem like everything is off limits when you are pregnant but there are so many different ways you can get in shape or stay in shape during pregnancy. Here are a few pregnancy workout guidelines you should know before you get started: » Read more

Tips for Eating Healthy during Pregnancy

We’ve all heard the expression, “You are what you eat.” But did you know that what you eat while expecting a baby affects your baby’s health for life? » Read more

Why Folic Acid Is Important during Pregnancy

Folic acid is one of the B vitamins. It plays an essential role in the development of a baby's brain and spinal cord during your pregnancy. If you're planning to have a baby, doctors recommend that you begin taking folic acid when you're trying to get pregnant. It can prepare your body for a healthy pregnancy and help prevent a number of birth defects and other serious problems. » Read more

Healthy Snacks for Moms and Moms to Be

New moms and moms to be need to pay extra attention to their nutrition. The demands of pregnancy or breastfeeding can take it's toll on your body. Whether you are trying to shed the baby weight put on from pregnancy or looking for ideas for quick and easy snacks to eat during pregnancy this list is just for you! We have included our best ideas for healthy snack ideas for moms and moms to be.

Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy

By Maria T. Pepin

It’s important to eat well-balanced meals and take prenatal vitamins during your pregnancy so that your developing baby can get all the essential nutrients it needs to grow strong.  You should consume about 300 additional calories a day during this time. » Read more

Nutrition During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is an exciting time of life. Finding out your pregnant can fill your mind with all kind of questions - Am I eating the right foods for my growing baby? Am I getting enough sleep? Will stress hurt my baby? Will my baby be healthy? Hopefully we can help answer some of your questions about nutrition during your pregnancy. » Read more

Help, My Prenatal Vitamins Are Making Me Sick

You are 2 months pregnant and your morning sickness is raging at full force. You know you need to be taking your prenatal vitamins to keep your developing baby healthy and give your own body the nutrients it needs to stay healthy during this pregnancy. At the same time, simply the thought of having to swallow the vitamin pill is enough to turn your face green. » Read more

Is it Safe to Lose Weight When Pregnant?

Check with your doctor. The first and most important thing to remember when considering what is safe and reasonable regarding your body, weight, and pregnancy, is to ask your doctor. » Read more

Gaining Too Much Weight During Pregnancy

Many women worry about weight gain during pregnancy-how much will I gain? How much is too much? How will I lose it? What is the right amount of weight to gain to give the baby everything he or she needs? Though every woman should discuss her particular case with her doctor, there are general guidelines. » Read more

Be One Hot Mama With the Right Pregnancy Workout

By Travis Petelle, President - Workout Pregnancy

Exercising during pregnancy is very important when it comes to having an easier pregnancy.  Keeping your health at top notch as well as making delivery easier are only two of the benefits of doing pregnancy workouts. » Read more