weight

Failure to Thrive

By JustMommies

Many parents look forward to going to their child's well baby checks and finding out how big their child is getting. One of the biggest things a mom wants to see is where their child is on the growth chart. But when a child is having growth issues, doctor's visits can be filled with worry and anxiety. When looking at your child's growth chart you should see a continuous upward pattern. » Read more

Mommy does this make me look fat?

By Jan Fulcher, My Life Compass Home Expert

Parenting language that promotes healthy body images. » Read more

Weight Gain and Pregnancy

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. » Read more

Healthy Holiday Recipes

Home for the holidays doesn’t need to equal “weight gain” for the holidays! Here are some healthy holiday recipes from the smart folks at foodfit.com to enjoy all season long. Slim and Trim Apple Pecan Stuffing: » Read more

Enjoy Thanksgiving Without Gaining Weight

Thanksgiving is a time for reuniting with loved ones, giving thanks for our blessings, and eating enormous amounts of food. Well, maybe that last one is a little bit of an exaggeration. But still, for those who are trying to make it through the season without gaining weight, it’s a holiday that can be fraught with temptations – and pitfalls. That said, it doesn’t have to be a matter of feast or famine for dieters. With a few conscientious choices, it’s possible to enjoy the holiday and enjoy the food without stretching your waistline to the limit. » Read more

Fertility And Your Weight

By Nancy Da Silva

Without a doubt the most important thing you can do once you decide you want to become pregnant is to get yourself in the best physical condition you can because being both under and overweight could seriously impede your ability to get pregnant in the first place » Read more