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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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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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Weight Gain in Pregnancy

By JustMommies staff

Proper nutrition is one of the best ways to give your baby a healthy start. If you've always been a healthy eater this may come easy to you. For others, this may be more challenging. How much weight you should gain varies depending what your weight is at the start of pregnancy. If you are starting out
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Dealing With A Plus-Size Pregnancy

By JustMommies staff

By Nancy Da Silva You should expect to gain between twenty five and thirty five pounds throughout your pregnancy. However, since over half of all women in North America are classified as over weight, what complications could pregnancy weight put on both yours and your baby’s health if you start off
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Five Questions About Exercise Every Pregnant Woman Must Ask

By JustMommies staff

by Jennifer Polimino, C.P.T. The results from several scientific studies on exercise and pregnancy are in, and the findings are astounding. This is vital information for every mom-to-be, whether this is her first pregnancy or beyond. Five Questions About Exercise Every Pregnant Woman Must Ask: 1) Is
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