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Eating Right When Pregnant Resources

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

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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

Wild or Farmed Fish: What's Better?

These days, an increasing number of health-conscious consumers are choosing to eat fish for its heart-healthy benefits. The American Heart Association recommends that adults eat fish twice a week to meet their needs for omega-3 fatty acids, but how d...  Read more

I was never forced to eat veggies growing up. So n
Updated 12/21/2014 9:24:41 AM

I was never forced to eat veggies growing up. So now I just hate them. All of them except lettuce. What should I do? V8 juice?!...  Read more

The nurse practitioner told me to eat LESS than 12
Updated 12/21/2014 2:12:52 AM

The nurse practitioner told me to eat LESS than 1200 calories a day. I think that is too low. What do you all think?...  Read more

Today is day 3 of healthy eating and working out.
Updated 12/20/2014 12:10:42 PM

Today is day 3 of healthy eating and working out. I know this is the beginning for me but I feel good!...  Read more

I ate one of those single-serve hummus & pretzel c
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I ate one of those single-serve hummus & pretzel chip packs and some hard-boiled eggs for lunch. I also snack on fruit throughout the day. I don't necessarily eat the same thing every day, and I do need to plan ahead better for supper....  Read more

What do you guys usually eat for lunch and dinner
Updated 12/18/2014 8:06:24 PM

What do you guys usually eat for lunch and dinner ?...  Read more

WATER

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

MISparks

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





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