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Eating Right During Your Pregnancy

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 Mommy To Be Nutrition 14 October 2010

By Fran
Being pregnant, what you eat matters for the healthy development of your growing baby. Here’s a list of foods to include in your diet to ensure you get the right range of nutrients. With the holidays nearing, it will be difficult at times to eat properly with all that …

Hands OFF the Chocolate Cake

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 Mommy To Be Nutrition 1 May 2010

By Heather Lopez

I remember those days of my 2nd pregnancy when I really wished I could eat for two, but found out that I would just be eating around 300 calories more. Okay, I thought to myself, 300 calories is like a really good indulgent snack such as a piece of …

Factors Affecting Weight Loss:Weight Loss is more complicated than calories in vs. calories out!

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 Mommy To Be Nutrition 1 May 2010

By Darline Turner-Lee

As new moms we love our babies. However, we are often less in love with our post pregnancy bodies. That once round, firm belly is replaced with a much softer, smaller mound that adamantly resists folding quietly into our favorite jeans. Most new moms I speak with are …

“Morning” Sickness and Meal Plans

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 Mommy To Be Nutrition 1 March 2010

An excerpt from Crib Notes by Kelly J. Perotti

As anyone who has ever experienced it will tell you, morning sickness is quite a misnomer. The symptoms often last all day long, sometimes increasing as the day goes on, with hunger and fatigue being fierce aggravators…
It seems cruel that when you’re …

Pregnant? Avoid These Foods

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 Mommy To Be Nutrition 1 February 2010

Eating well balanced meals is important at all times, but it is even more essential when you are pregnant. There are essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals that your developing baby needs. Most foods are safe; however there are some foods that you should avoid during pregnancy.
What foods I should avoid …

Worth the Weight: Weight Management Tips for Expecting Moms

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 Mommy To Be Nutrition 1 January 2010

By Darline Turner-Lee
I’ve been working with women for over 10 years and exclusively with pregnant women for the past 7 years. I love working with pregnant women, especially first time moms. Their excitement is so apparent it’s nearly palpable. It’s such an honor and a pleasure to be allowed to …

5 Steps Toward Holiday Wellness for Pregnant Woman

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 Mommy To Be Nutrition 1 December 2009

By Cydney Smith
It’s December, the holiday season is upon us, as are the days of early darkness. During this time of year, where cultures around the world celebrate birth, light and love, it is important for the pregnant woman to celebrate and nourish herself.
Holiday candies, cookies, cakes, muffins and breads …

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