pregnancy weight gain 

Too Much Weight Gain in Pregnancy Leads to Heavy Babies

Watch the scale during pregnancy. Credit: Getty Images
Don't want your kids to be overweight? Then watch what you put in your mouth during pregnancy. A new study shows that women who gain too much weight while they're pregnant are likely to h...

Canadian Pregnancy Weight Gain Guidelines

Health Canada recently changed the recommended amount of baby weight that women should gain during pregnancy. The numbers may not be vastly different than before, but they now follow the Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommendations and are aligned w...

26 Weeks Pregnant: What to Expect During Pregnancy

You'll grow about 1/2 inch per week throughout the rest of your pregnancy. Credit: GE Healthcare You're almost there -- just 14 weeks to go! If your baby were born now, there's a very good chance he'd survive: 80 percent of babies born...

New-mom body issues

Clicking over to Baby Center's latest, a new-mom body survey, I had to pause after the first sentence: "Gone are the days when the postpartum period meant throwing on a baggy sweatshirt and forgetting about your body for a while." What? Really? ...

Were you "cute" in pregnancy?

Kristen has a funny post today at Dot Moms about her "incredible unlightness of being." Kristen is pregnant, and tall, and feeling a tad...truck-like. She says she could pass for a line-backer, and while I seriously doubt that, I did nod my head in a...

Mariska Hargitay worries about losing her baby fat

I have read this before I saw it on Celebrity Baby Blog. Mariska Hargitay is worried about losing her baby fat. The Law & Order: SVU star reports admiring Denise Richards and Heidi Klum for their rapid weight loss. Me? I love seeing pictures of J...

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