Tulips and daffodils are pushing up through the thawing ground, buds are exploding from once-lonely tree branches, and I’ve got mashed carrot and avocado all over my face. No, I’m not spoon-feeding a baby, but I am babying my skin with a... Read more
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
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
A common concern among new mothers is how to get rid of their jelly bellies and regain flatter, more toned stomachs. For some women, re-strengthening their core seems an easy task, but for most it is an uphill battle that takes many months, even... Read more
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
I was doing great. Then Friday hit. A pipe burst in the kitchen and we have no clean dishes (can't clean them in the sink due to the pipe) I was so angry I bought fast food. Past three days I bought fast food and just indulged. Now today I did pretty... Read more
I am so Lucky...I won 2 round-trip tickets anywhere in the Continental US
from US Air, Southwest, or Jet Blue
and a 2 nights stay at any of 1000 Marriot Hotel Locations
for a CONTEST I didn't even enter.
And they've been trying to reach... Read more
I have a history of night eating and it was suggested that I eat a snack about 2 hours before bedtime so that I don't wake up hungry in the night.
Anyone else solved this problem? Any ideas for snacks that work for you?... Read more
I want to lose about 40 pounds. I have lost it about 10 times... only to regain it. I just don't think I am able to lose it and keep it off. I get to a point where I am tired of doing it. I feel deprived and I feel worked too hard. I like eating what... Read more
I am about 50 pounds overweight and I just seem to keep slowly gaining even if I try to watch my diet.
My worst time is when I am watching tv in the evening. I try to have only good, low cal snacks but that does not always work out in a home... 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
Good-for-You GuideYou've supported them in hundreds of bras, figured out what shirts make them look bigger (or smaller)—maybe nourished your kids with them. You want to give your breasts the respect they deserve. As they change with time, t... Read more
Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com.
By Cathy Cram, M.S.
This second blog in a three-part series on treatments for menopausal hot flashes focuses on alternative options.... Read more
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