The birth control pill has been around for decades and despite clinical study and assurance from the prescribing physician, women continue to hear negative rumors about possible side effects of taking the pill.
The first pregnancy of my marriage I thought I could experience
everything with my wife, including weight gain. By the time my little
one was born I’d gained more than 40 pounds. She lost the weight she’d
gained within weeks of having the baby, but I had to work much harder
and longer to lose mine.
Known for its role in maintaining bone health by facilitating calcium
absorption in the intestine, vitamin D also acts as a hormone in the
body and effects the growth and differentiation of many different types
My pregnancies were never quite normal. My first and second born were both early and weighed slightly more than 10-pounds 13-ounces, causing quite a bit of weight gain.
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.
PCOS, or polycystic ovarian syndrome, affects up to 15-percent of the
female population. Women with the condition tend to have irregular
periods, fertility problems, weight gain and excessive facial hair
New guidelines from the Institute of Medicine about weight gain during pregnancy steer clinicians and women to more moderate weight gain goals during pregnancy for women who are obese.
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.
As the uterus grows, internal organs are moved around the internal abdominal space and skin stretches to accept the growth. Stretching skin and moving organs are not pleasant all the time, but the woman can rest assured everything will move back into its normal space after the baby is born.
Unfortunately, holding onto that pre-pregnancy body is not just not an option which means a new wardrobe will be necessary.
Pregnancy weight gain is a healthy part of fetal gestation. As the placenta forms, fluid is retained, blood volume increases, and the baby grows. With all of these changes, weight gain is expected.
A new study from researchers at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has found that women who reported frequent snoring during their pregnancy were more likely to develop gestational diabetes.
The Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council released a
report recommending new guidelines for weight gain during pregnancy. The report updates guidelines that were last set in 1990 and takes into
account changing US demographics, particularly the increase in the
numbers of women of childbearing age who are overweight and obese.
Gaining weight during pregnancy is part of a normal pregnancy, and after pregnancy it's important to get back into shape.
How much weight should women gain in pregnancy depends on their prepregnancy body mass index the BMI
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Phentermine is categorized as category C in pregnancy because it is chemically related to amphetamines, which have been shown to cause miscarriages and birth defects.
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