My boyfriend’s new baby nephew never wants to stop eating. His mother
had to perform serious self-control when he seemed ready to start eating
finger foods, as he was grabbing for everything at the dinner table.
It's Halloween time, and being pregnant does not mean you have to miss
out on the festivities! Having candy at Halloween is no different from
having candy at any other time of the year during pregnancy.
You’re trying your best to eat a healthy, well-balanced diet, but you
don’t know enough about the elements that make up a healthy diet to make
According to a study out of Norway, women who choose sugary drinks during pregnancy may be setting themselves up for increased risk of premature delivery. The study included at least 60,000 women.
If you are a pregnant woman with hyperglycemia, you might be confused about the effects it will have on your baby.
Don’t be fooled by these health claims, which though true regarding some
of what they do contain, fail to mention the many nutrients they leave
out when compared to whole fruit and the additional calories they can
easily tack on to one’s diet.
Consuming too much refined sugar during pregnancy can lead to weight
gain and diabetes, which exposes the developing baby to large amounts of
sugar in the womb.
Researchers have found a connection between eating low-fat yogurt during
pregnancy and an increased risk of hay fever and/or asthma in their
When a woman is pregnant with multiples, like twins, she may be asked to eat more food or increase calorie intake to accommodate the extra fetus(es). A twin pregnancy diet requires very small, protein-rich meals eaten every two hours throughout the day.
The common misconception of “eating for two” can lead a woman to excess weight gain. Pregnant women can easily avoid pregnancy weight gain in excess by choosing healthy foods that are good for baby and mom.
Women who have diabetes are at increased risk of complications in pregnancy, including increased risk of birth defects or fetal death. These risks can be minimized by planning pregnancy ahead with the help of your obstetrician and primary diabetes care provider.
One of the tests done routinely ate each prenatal visit is the urine test or urinalysis which checks mostly for sugar, protein, blood, and leucocytes.