Day: August 30, 2020

Nutrition During Pregnancy

Nutrition During Pregnancy

Good nutrition can lead to a healthier and more comfortable pregnancy. It can give you more energy, reduce your risk of pregnancy complications such as anemia, morning sickness, and constipation, and make you feel better in general. Proper nutrition is also excellent for your growing baby. It provides all the important nutrients your developing child needs. It lessens the risk for congenital abnor... »

Understanding Obesity During Pregnancy

Understanding Obesity During Pregnancy

Pregnancy and weight are something that is often talked about, though most of the discussions tend to center around gaining weight while you are pregnant. Another issue to discuss is what happens to a woman and her pregnancy when she starts pregnancy in the overweight or obese categories. The truth is this is a multifaceted issue, not just medical or weight related. How Obesity Is Defined in Pregn... »

What to Know If You Are Underweight While Pregnant

What to Know If You Are Underweight While Pregnant

Gaining weight during pregnancy is important for the growth and development of your future baby. Weight gain is also a key component of energy storage for making breastmilk after delivery. The good news is that the risks associated with being underweight or not gaining enough weight can be offset by starting to put on weight. As a result, being underweight and pregnant is usually not a big concern... »

Tips for Avoiding Sunburn During Pregnancy

Tips for Avoiding Sunburn During Pregnancy

Most people enjoy a day at the beach or the pool, where the warmth of the sun kisses their cheeks. While a little bit of sun provides much-needed vitamin D, too much is not good for anyone. And, if you are pregnant the risks increase. Aside from skin cancer risks, pregnant women have a number of other risks to consider if they spend too much time in the sun. These risks include everything from bur... »