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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

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

I've eaten junk food and feel really awful like I'
Updated 9/27/2016 5:19:00 AM

I've eaten junk food and feel really awful like I'm falling off the wagon. #help 😢...  Read more

Happy! First day eating healthy and back to exerci
Updated 9/27/2016 12:11:41 AM

Happy! First day eating healthy and back to exercising. Looking for positive encouragement....  Read more

Calorie differential is your calories eaten compar
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Calorie differential is your calories eaten compared to calories burned. Calories burned includes BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate, which is the number of calories your body burns on a daily basis to perform its basic tasks like breathing) & fitness....  Read more

It is difficult to get my 13 year old son to eat h
Updated 9/26/2016 10:41:25 PM

It is difficult to get my 13 year old son to eat healthy. Any suggestions on getting him on board? #food...  Read more

I was off my eating again this weekend. Had a busy
Updated 9/26/2016 6:49:36 PM

I was off my eating again this weekend. Had a busy weekend and kept stopping to eat out. However, I worked out 6 days! #thelittlethingscount...  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 I lost 40 pounds

I wanted to loose weight before getting pregnant so I bought the wii and the biggest loser game. I worked out and stopped eating all the junk I was and I lost 40 pounds in two months. I managed to keep most of it off even after having a baby. I am...  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