Health & Fitness

Vaccinations During Pregnancy: What is Safe?

Vaccination during pregnancy is not typically the first topic that comes to mind when a woman is pregnant or trying to conceive. Depending on her age, where she lives in the world and whether she  Read Full Article...

Wine while pregnant

The Truth About Drinking While Pregnant

Some of today’s mothers and grandmothers smoked or drank alcohol while they were pregnant. Their kids turned out OK, with no extra toes or learning disabilities. So, is alcohol really bad for your baby? Or  Read Full Article...

Foods for pregnancy

Pregnancy 101: 5 Food Rules

Getting accustomed to pregnancy dietary rules can be a challenge, but we've made it simple. If you've just discovered you're expecting, below are five food habits to change immediately. Caffeine Pregnant women should consume no  Read Full Article...

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Fertility Yoga: Help or Hype?

No study has yet proven fertility yoga increases pregnancy rates and most yoga practitioners shy away from calling it a “cure,” but still, the overall health benefits of the practice make it worth the effort.  Read Full Article...

Champagne toast while pregnant

A Pregnant New Year’s: Champagne Alternatives

It's almost time to ring in the New Year, but toasting to 2012 will be a bit different this year. While bubbly is off limits if you are pregnant, there are several tasty alternatives for  Read Full Article...

Holiday Road Trip: Why Snacking is Important

If you're hitting the road this holiday season, prepare yourself for crazy schedules and unhealthy meal options by packing snacks. It may sound too simplistic, but trust us, snacks are the trick to eating well  Read Full Article...

Dealing with a cold while pregnant

How Can I Safely Treat a Cold When Pregnant?

Nobody likes being sick, and when you’re pregnant with a cold, you’re miserable times two. To make the misery worse, most common over-the-counter cold medications are off limits when you're pregnant since they contain  ingredients  Read Full Article...

Maca: Will it Increase Your Fertility?

It has a rather unappetizing taste, but if it will help you get pregnant, maca may just be worth it. The latest trend in natural fertility boosters, does this supplement live up to the hype?  Read Full Article...

rice

Is Rice Dangerous While Pregnant?

Pregnant women who eat rice on a regular basis may expose themselves and their unborn babies to unwanted levels of arsenic according to new research from Dartmouth Medical School. Naturally found in soil and rocks,  Read Full Article...