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Eating Right When Pregnant Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Eating Right When Pregnant.

Considering Pregnancy?

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

Weight Impacts Birth Control Effectiveness

Compared to women of normal weight, women who are overweight or obese are more likely to become pregnant while taking birth control pills. A study published in January’s Obstetrics and Gynecology showed that 5% of overweight women (compared to...  Read more

Getting Ready to Eat for Two

Thinking about pregnancy? Whether you’re aiming to get pregnant next year or in the next few months, you should be getting ready now. This is the time to take inventory of your nutrition habits and make necessary changes that will promote good...  Read more

Casting Your Net On Seafood Safety

Take heart, fish lovers! While the safety issues surrounding the consumption of fish are legitimate, don’t let them spoil your seafood catch. The Benefits There are many health benefits from eating seafood. It is an exceptional source of...  Read more

Spinach: Popeye's Favorite

Your mother always told you to eat your vegetables. We’ve all seen what Popeye can do given a little spinach. Well it’s all true! Vegetables are an imperative part of a healthy diet. Specifically, spinach has some amazing benefits. S...  Read more

Mindless to stop or what to eat???
Updated 5/29/2015 4:48:14 PM

When I am stressed or bored I tend to snack constantly at my desk or while watching TV or just driving down the can I stop this or what can I eat? I love grapes but I have heard they are a bad snack in a large amount....  Read more

Healthy eating brings healthy thinking and better
Updated 5/29/2015 1:46:23 PM

Healthy eating brings healthy thinking and better attitude... Let's dig into why sometimes it makes us/some people feel all opposite of this and moody? Ideas??...  Read more

I woke up craving sugar really bad, ate six cookie
Updated 5/29/2015 12:30:18 PM

I woke up craving sugar really bad, ate six cookies and 1/2 a coke before I gat control of myself. Does anyone else wake up craving that bad?...  Read more

I am right there with you right now. I am so stres

I am right there with you right now. I am so stressed and so hurt about so many things that it's affecting my mind, body, and overall health. I don't know what to do. I just want the hurt to stop....  Read more

I am NOT going to eat bad & screw up this weekend!
Updated 5/29/2015 2:44:55 PM

I am NOT going to eat bad & screw up this weekend! I do NOT want to have "weekend weight" to take off on Monday! I always do great during the week & completely mess up on the weekends & have to start ALL OVER AGAIN on Monday! Not this time 😄...  Read more


When pregnant, I drank 1 gallon of water a day. I was heavy when I found out about baby 1, drank around a gallon a day, gained 14 pounds, and then lost 35. Maintained it and got pregnant 18 months later. Drank tons, gained 22, then lost 23. So ladies...  Read more

How to Avoid Post-Weight Loss Sag

When you lose weight, especially if you lose weight quickly, you risk getting saggy skin (just watch a finale of the Biggest Loser.. sad but true).Instead of risking never being able to wear a sleeveless top (let alone a bikini) because of the excess...  Read more


A wonderful group from Michigan who joined sparkpeople in hopes of getting control of their weight and learn to eat healthy. ...  Read more

Mommyrexia: Growing Trend or Trendy Term?

Currently pregnant with my third child, I know what it's like to struggle with all of the changes a pregnant woman's body goes through.  It can be hard to see your belly expanding in ways you never though possible, and dealing with other...  Read more

Improve Your Chances of a Healthy Pregnancy with a Healthy BMI

I always assumed that when I was ready to start a family, it would be fairly simple and I could get pregnant without any trouble. I had a healthy diet, exercised regularly, didn’t have a weight problem and had no history of medical problems. Wh...  Read more