Exercise and Diet During Pregnancy

Exercise and Diet During Pregnancy

You might have noticed that if your mom or someone in your family is pregnant, they might have started eating, drinking and being active in different ways than before.  Nutrition and exercise during pregnancy are very important to keep mom and baby both healthy...
Pregnancy Health and Pica

Pregnancy Health and Pica

You probably have heard that sometimes women can crave some pretty strange foods when they are pregnant — and pickles and ice cream seem to be very popular foods of choice! Sometimes, though, pregnant women can get cravings for things that are even food at all! ...
Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Depression

You may have heard about the ‘baby blues’, the emotional let-down that many moms experience in the first few weeks after the birth of the baby. Postpartum depression, however, is a little more serious and unlike the baby blues will usually not go away on its own. Read...
Pregnancy Health and Morning Sickness

Pregnancy Health and Morning Sickness

If you’ve noticed that since your mom’s been pregnant that she’s been hogging the bathroom A LOT in the mornings, cut her some slack.  Many women go through morning sickness when they are pregnant and while it is usually not serious, it can make things harder for...
Weight Gain During Pregnancy

Weight Gain During Pregnancy

You might have heard your mom complaining about having to “eat for two” while she is pregnant — and that she is getting a big heavier as the pregnancy goes on!  Some weight gain is a normal part of pregnancy, but the “eating for two” is a myth that can lead to...