Weight Gain and Weight Changes During Pregnancy

There are general guidelines for proper weight gain during pregnancy and these are used for more than just guiding mom during her prenatal visits. ... read more »

BMI Changes During Pregnancy: Normal to Obese

Research studies have proven obesity is a major concern during pregnancy. Pregnancy complications associated with pre-pregnancy obesity may include increased risk of C-section and excessive fetal weight gain. ... read more »

How Much Weight To Gain During Pregnancy?

According to a study  published in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, a third of women surveyed gained too much weight during pregnancy. ... read more »

Can Weight Gain During Pregnancy Be a Risk for Autism?

New research also suggests that in some cases a consistent weight gain can be associated with pregnancy risks such as autism spectrum disorder (ASD). ... read more »

Dangers of Eating Buffet Meals While Pregnant

Your family is planning a dinner at the local Chinese restaurant and you want to join. Are buffet meals safe for pregnant women? ... read more »

The Truth Behind “Eating for Two”

The important thing to remember, however, is that pregnant women are eating for two, but not two adults. ... read more »

Do I Have to Gain Weight During Pregnancy?

Weight gain is just part of pregnancy. The weight of the fetus, placenta, growing uterus, extra blood and body fluid all account for extra weight. Just how much extra weight a woman should gain during pregnancy has been the topic of debate for quite some time. ... read more »

Boost Your Body Image During Pregnancy

I don’t know about you, but I couldn’t wait to start showing! I thought all of the bloated/fat feelings of the 1st trimester would go away and be replaced with the perfect round pregnant belly. ... read more »

Know the Risks of Pregnancy Weight Gain and Weight Loss

When you think about pregnancy, weight loss is not usually the first thing that comes to mind. Most women expect to gain some weight during pregnancy, and this expectation is natural. ... read more »

Your Weight Gain is Your Baby’s Weight Gain Later

Managing your weight during your pregnancy can be extremely difficult. As if weight management wasn’t hard enough on its own, it can be even more challenging to know how much food and how many calories your baby might need inside of you. ... read more »

Don’t Gain Weight Between Pregnancies

Most women strive to lose all of their baby fat after their first pregnancy. Your body after you give birth will look quite different, but with diet and exercise, it will return to how it was before your pregnancy, for the most part. ... read more »

Diet Plan during Pregnancy

Although you’re very excited for the day you can finally hold your little bundle of joy, you can’t help but be a little worried about all the extra weight you’ll put on during your pregnancy. ... read more »