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
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
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
That new bundle of joy can make dramatic changes in your life. The vast majority of changes are worth it, but some make it hard to keep up with the important things like regular exercise and adequate sleep.
You're not alone. Just about... Read more
Almost one out of nine women is expected to develop breast cancer, the second leading cause of cancer-related death in women.
So far, researchers haven't found any fool-proof way to prevent breast cancer except voluntary mastectomy (surgical... Read more
I'm trying a new approach to weight loss. Although I have technically chosen a goal weight, I don't really have a goal weight in mind. Instead, I am focusing on lifestyle changes that are sustainable.
I am currently exercising and eating in a... Read more
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I have been doing spark people for four weeks now. I have been doing great up until this week. Over the last three weeks I managed to lose 2lbs. a week for a total of 6lbs. Now all of a sudden on week four I haven't lost a th... Read more
hi guys i came to this site a few years ago thinking i could loose weight but ended up giveing up now i am back and ready to start again. my boyfriend of a year and a few months and i are going to give it our all to loose some weight and look better... Read more
Hopefully this is the right board - I wasn't really sure where this would fit!
I currently take hormonal birth control (TriNessa, a generic brand of Ortho Tri Cyclen); I use the 28-day version. I've noticed that I generally seem to gradually gai... Read more
I apologize in advance if this blog sounds like a vent, because it's a touchy subject for me. I have two children. When my daughter was born, she was small and stayed in the lower percentile for weight and height during her first year. As a new mo... Read more
I'm a strong advocate of exercise during pregnancy. I ran through most of my pregnancies, which helped keep my weight gain in the normal range, made labor and delivery much easier, and also helped me bounce back into shape more quickly after birth.... Read more
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