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Pregnancy Nutrition


Eating Basics for Stressed, New Parents to Be

Having a new baby in your life is a joyous experience. But, what most baby-care books don’t tell you is that this time is also…


So You Have Gestational Diabetes, Now What?

Are you pregnant and recently diagnosed with gestational diabetes? You’re not alone. Almost 1 in 10 women are diagnosed with gestational diabetes during their pregnancy…


Maternal Weight Gain During Pregnancy

Many people believe that pregnancy allows a woman to “eat for two” with no concern regarding weight gain. However, nutrition experts say this is not exactly true.…


Gestational Diabetes: A Family Opportunity

A diagnosis of gestational diabetes can be scary, but it doesn’t automatically mean you’ll develop type 2 Diabetes later in life. Since you know you’re…


Safe Fish to Consume During Pregnancy and Nursing

You can protect your unborn child from the negative effects of mercury, dioxin, and PCBs by completely avoiding certain fish that are high in fat. The…


Food Safety: Are You Putting Your Unborn Child at Risk?

The most exciting nine months in a woman’s life require extra attention to what she is eating and how the food is being prepared. During…


What is Pregorexia?

How many times have you heard your postpartum friends or clients lamenting the loss of their svelte “pre-baby” physique? The cultural norm in our society…


Quick & Nutrient-dense Meals for the Mother-To-Be

Many women use pregnancy as an excuse to “eat for two”. Pregnancy is a time when a woman needs more calories, but this is due…


Is It Safe to Ingest Caffeine During Pregnancy?

There are so many mixed messages floating around regarding caffeine consumption during pregnancy. One day, the news network may highlight a study claiming it is…


The ABC’s of Growing a Healthy Baby, Part 3

Continue Making Healthy Choices. Eat your fruits and vegetables: You will need to eat a variety of foods to get the needed nutrients for you and…


The ABC’s of Growing a Healthy Baby, Part 2

Begin Supplementing Your Diet. Prenatal Vitamin: Your doctor might want you to take a prenatal vitamin. If you do take a prenatal supplement, make sure you’re…


The ABC’s of Growing a Healthy Baby, Part 1

You may be trying to remember the jingle for the “ABC” song before your baby is born, but it’s more important to know the ABC’s…


Fish Consumption During and After Pregnancy

Remember when being pregnant or nursing was a time when the mother or mother-to-be could eat whatever she wanted, without monitoring the frequency or portion size of…


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