Is a good night’s sleep eluding you?
Tossing and turning the whole night through,
Drowsiness, fatigue, a lack of sleep,
There is more help than just counting sheep.
There are many factors that can cause sleep problems, and even more... Read more
An estimated 18 million adults use herbs in some form, and the sale of these products continues to increase.
Herbal supplements, which come from plants that have medicinal properties, claim to cure, treat, or prevent disease.&n... 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
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
I gained 30 lbs during my second pregnancy and instead of losing weight, I actually gained some more post-partum. I started one more weight-loss journey 3 weeks ago. Just 4 lbs down, still 26 to go...
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My 3rd child was born with an intestinal problem that caused her to be fed all her nutrition through an IV in a port in her chest until she was 5 months old. When she finally came home from the hospital at 6 months, her feeding team suggested that wh... Read more
I had a baby in January and I heard it takes a year to get off the excess weight. Has anybody heard of that? I was skinny before baby now I need to loose 50 lbs. I don't understand why I am not loosing more because I don't pig out... Read more
Baby fit.com, sparks pregnancy sister site, was merged with Spark a bit ago. Any chance the prenatal workout videos could be added to SparkTv? Make it easier to find, do, and track them? For weight management/health/postnatal purposes? #techsupport... Read more
If you are having difficulty getting over regular soda and want to switch to diet soda but can't stomach the flavor try filling most of your glass with diet and topping it off with the real stuff. It gives it the flavor of regular but for a fraction... Read more
I precook almost all of my vegetables in my microwave. This is especially good for onions and root vegetables. We love onions and sauteeing them till clear is needed in many recipes. No spatter when micro-sauteed Less oil is needed.The microwave ensu... Read more
Editor's Note: Today we're sharing an excerpt of Get Well & Stay Well, a book by two of the foremost experts in integrative medicine, Dr. Steve Amoils and Dr. Sandi Amoils. The Amoils are co-medical directors of The Alliance Institute for... Read more
Breastmilk is the ideal first food for your baby. Breastfeeding had been found to help speed recovery after labor for the mom and assists in losing weight gained during pregnancy.While there are many things moms wish they had known about breastfeedin... Read more
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