Tag: overweight

Weight gain and pregnancy: what’s right for you

Weight gain and pregnancy: what’s right for you

Gaining the right amount of weight during pregnancy is important. It can help protect your health and the health of your baby. Why is weight gain d ...
New research on weight and pregnancy

New research on weight and pregnancy

Being overweight during pregnancy can cause complications for you and your baby. The more overweight you are, the more likely you are to have pregnanc ...
Diabetes and premature birth: know the facts

Diabetes and premature birth: know the facts

Did you know that having diabetes during pregnancy is a risk factor for preterm labor and premature birth? Diabetes is a serious health concern, espec ...
Are you watching your soda intake?

Are you watching your soda intake?

There has been an interesting debate in the media lately about New York City’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s attempt to regulate the size of sugary soft d ...

Mom’s weight and baby’s health

Overweight and obesity during pregnancy can cause health problems for your baby. You know that it’s not great for your health, but it can affect your ...

Lose the weight before pregnancy

Advertisements abound these days for weight loss programs and quick fix diets. Did you eat all your favorite traditional treats over the holidays and ...