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4 Things Nobody Tells You about Your Post-Partum Body

Wondering if your after-baby body is normal? Here are four honest truths about the post-partum body, from a fit mom who's been there!
Posted 1/16/2015  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 4 comments   30,938 views
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What Nobody Tells You about Getting Back into Shape after Baby

If you're pregnant or have recently had a child, you might be gung-ho about getting rid of the ''baby weight'' ASAP. Here's how to view your post-baby body more realistically.
Posted 8/26/2014  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 27 comments   124,943 views
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The Best Tool for a Healthy, Happy Pregnancy

SparkPeople's new Pregnancy Health & Fitness App is here!
Posted 5/28/2014  12:00:00 AM By: Melinda Hershey : 4 comments   33,635 views
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6 Exercises That Prepare Your Body for Pregnancy

Thinking about getting pregnant? Then it's more important than ever to get your body fit and ready! Here are some must-do moves to keep you feeling great in pregnancy and beyond.
Posted 5/5/2014  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 16 comments   516,059 views
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Improve Your Chances of a Healthy Pregnancy with a Healthy BMI

New research shows that having a high or low BMI can both affect your chances of getting pregnant and carrying a child to term.
Posted 11/2/2012  12:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 29 comments   64,481 views
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Taste Preferences Develop Earlier Than You Might Expect

New research shows that what a woman eats during pregnancy could shape baby's taste preferences later in life.
Posted 8/23/2011  2:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 28 comments   29,291 views
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Eating Peanuts While Pregnant: Bad Idea?

Some docs say pregnant women shouldn’t eat peanut butter, and others say it’s fine. A new study shows that eating it might increase a baby’s risk of developing a peanut allergy.
Posted 11/12/2010  2:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 61 comments   39,917 views
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Exercising While Pregnant: Good for Mom, Great for Baby

I'm a huge advocate of exercise during pregnancy. Although the benefit to mothers is well-established, new research is showing that exercise can also benefit baby.
Posted 4/12/2010  10:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 67 comments   47,378 views
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