According to a recent study published in Pediatrics, a child is more likely to be overweight at a young age if his mother was overweight before she became pregnant.
Ohio State University researchers studied data from more than 3,000 children and... Read more
During pregnancy, you gained many much-needed pounds to grow and support your baby, but not every pound gained can be attributed to "baby weight" that goes away after your baby is born. A typical pregnancy weight gain (roughly 25-35 pounds)... Read more
Caring for your health before you become pregnant may help you identify areas that put you and/or your baby at risk during pregnancy. First, schedule a pre-conception counseling appointment with your doctor. This discussion can educate you on things... Read more
Now that your baby has finally arrived, your life will never be the same. Your body has gone through some major changes, too—and will continue to do so in the coming months.
When you're feeling ready (and after your doctor gives you cl... Read more
Many of the same wholesome foods that you eat to help your skin glow from the inside-out can also be used externally, as cleansers, moisturizers, and skin masks. These vitamins, minerals, and oils that nourish your body also nourish your skin. Below... Read more
Has anyone used this app during pregnancy ? I have used it for weight loss with great success, but I am currently using it to watch my calorie intake so I don't gain morethan the recommended weight. I don't see an option for pregnancy. #pregnancy... Read more
Help!! I am trying to drop weight in order to have a healthy pregnancy, no matter what I do I don't seem to be dropping the weight as fast as I feel I should be. Any advice is appreciated #help #healthypregnancy... Read more
Hello! I'm a new momma with a beautiful 5 month old and a stubborn post-pregnancy ponch boooo. I've been with Spark for a couple months on and off but this time I feel more committed! Any good tips for getting rid of this tire?! #firstpost... Read more
I'm 19. 5'1 with 2 kids but 3 pregnancies. I'm barley starting out on this at 206lbs. My goal is 160 at least. Any tips on what you guys do most to shed some pounds? Its hard to maintain a diet for me... #friendfinder #firstpost #tipplease... Read more
Chamomile Tea has a fruity flavor. Chamomile tea helps to calm and soothe down feelings of anxiety, nervousness and depression since it has mild sedatives. Chamomile tea is often used to treat problems like bloating, nausea, gas, irritable bowel synd... Read more
If you are like me, you probably have spend a lot of money on pregnancy test or even ovulation kits. I recently found out that they sell them at the Dollar store for 1.25 CND. I was sceptic at first on their accuracy but a friend recently got a pos... Read more
After a long, tough workout, an equally long, hot bath is just what I crave. If I'm feeling particularly sore, I add Epsom salts, which help reduce inflammation. You can buy expensive aromatherapy bath salts at department stores, but I don't like to... Read more
Minerals work throughout the body to regulate processes and provide structure. Iron while an essential trace mineral, is not widely talked about. Because it can frequently be low and zap your energy, let's take a closer look at this essential nut... Read more
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