Monthly Archives: November 2010

Prenatal Exercise Supported By Medical Community

Click the link below for yet another study praising the benefits that come from following a consistent prenatal exercise program. Many doctors operate on a “don’t ask, don’t tell” philosophy, but make sure you take the initiative to discuss your exercise options with your … Continue reading

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Calorie Requirements During Pregnancy

All too often women use pregnancy as an excuse to eat whatever they want. Unfortunately this attitude poses not only negative maternal consequences, but also creates potential health problems for your unborn in utero and later in life. Take into … Continue reading

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Pregnancy Power Foods: Greek Yogurt

If you haven’t yet experienced the delicious taste and great health benefits associated with Greek yogurt, now is the time. Greek yogurt is much different than your run of the mill sugar-laden yogurt so often found in the aisles of … Continue reading

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Dr. Oz on Epigenetics

‘What happens in the womb has a far greater effect on developing fetuses than we ever believed. Staying healthy and fit during pregnancy may dramatically influence how your child’s genes will function throughout her life.” Mehmet Oz, MD (The Dr. … Continue reading

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Kegels: Exercises That Deliver

Kegel exercises strengthen the pelvic floor muscles, which support the uterus, bladder and bowel. Nature intends the pelvic floor muscles to relax somewhat during pregnancy to prepare for delivery of the baby. The problem is that the pelvic floor is … Continue reading

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