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Help, My Prenatal Vitamins Are Making Me Sick

By JustMommies staff

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
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Nutrition During Pregnancy

By JustMommies staff

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
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Be One Hot Mama With the Right Pregnancy Workout

By Travis Petelle

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. Finding the right workout during pregnancy can be difficult. When you become pregnant,
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Mocktail Recipes

By Esther Blum

Excerpted with permission from Thalia !Radiante!: The Ultimate Guide to a Fit and Fabulous Pregnancy Mocktails Recipes By nutritionist Esther Blum, MS, RD, CDN, CNS These guilt-free cocktails are especially fabulous to serve when you’re hosting other pregnant friends or if you’re feeling celebratory
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More Reasons to Take Folic Acid During Pregnancy

By JustMommies staff

Most women know that folic acid is important for the prevention of neural tube defects like Spina Bifida, but the Associated Press reports that folic acid offers more protection than researchers originally though. According to two new research studies, folic acid may also prevent premature birth as well
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Weight Gain and Pregnancy

By JustMommies staff

The Institute of Medicine has released their newest stats, so if you are of a”normal” weight, you should be gaining between 25-35 pounds during pregnancy. AP reported on the new statistics, revealing that 55% of women of childbearing age are considered overweight. The institute recommends achieving
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Pregnancy Exercise - 5 Things You Must Know

By JustMommies staff

By Michelle Moss While reading through some questions that my subscribers sent in, I noticed that a lot of women have some basic questions about Pregnancy Exercise, for example, can I continue my exercise routine now that I’m pregnant? To help you out, I've put together a little "cheat sheet" on some
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The 7 Sins of Prenatal Vitamins

By JustMommies staff

by Jennifer Polimino, C.P.T. I've been getting hundreds of emails from concerned pregnant women about the quality of their prenatal vitamins. There has been some mention of this topic in the news lately. After all, the vitamin industry is full of companies that manufacture prenatal vitamins without much
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The Dangers of “Pregorexia”

By JustMommies staff

You probably see it every time you pick up a magazine at the supermarket – some pregnant celebrity who manages to stay super-thin for nine months except for a small bump, and who bounces right back to a size 0 seemingly days after the birth. Although that kind of weight gain is natural for some women,
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Vegetarian Diet During Pregnancy

By JustMommies staff

If you are a vegetarian you may be wondering if it is okay to keep eating a vegetarian diet during your pregnancy. You may have been told by well-meaning friends that you have to eat some types of meat when you are pregnant. This is simply not true. It is perfectly safe to eat a vegetarian or even a
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