Tag: Gaining Weight

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It is Murphy’s law that just when you are able to get food into your body without having it come back up, you suddenly find you can not get the food out of your body. Nearly half of all the women who are pregnant suffer from constipation during pregnancy. As with all symptoms of pregnancy,…

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There are a number of aches and pains that come with pregnancy. While back in the day many doctors just brushed them aside and said that is part of pregnancy, nowadays more and more doctors are recommending a well-balanced diet to help. Here are just a few pregnancy aliments that a good diet can help.…

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Most doctors will tell you that you should gain anywhere between 25-30 pounds throughout your pregnancy. You should aim to gain about 3.5 pounds during your first trimester, although more often than not most women find that they lose weight during their first trimester. The culprit to this is morning sickness. Some women suffer from…

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You are twenty-eight weeks pregnant! Congratulations, you have made it to your third trimester with a picture-perfect pregnancy. You go in to see your ob-gyn for your appointment and the bomb drops. You have gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes is one of the most common pregnancy complications that women face. It is when pregnant women have…

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Just as gaining too much weight can be harmful to you and your baby, not gaining enough weight can be harmful also. There are some women out there who are so terrified of gaining weight that they eat next to nothing during their pregnancy. Please do not do this, you could be depriving your baby…

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Any ob-gyn will tell you that the recommended weight gain for pregnancy is 25-30 pounds. Some women will gain more, some will gain less. But how can you tell if you are gaining too fast during your pregnancy? Too much weight gain can increase your chances of a c section and put you at risk…