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  • Sneakers, Weights, and Apples
    Family Life
    Quick and Easy Workouts for Parents With Young Children
    When you're a parent with young children, time to yourself is a precious commodity. If it seems like there's always something to do, well, that's because there is. Meal prep, diaper changes, play time, laundry, and more diaper changes. Wash, rin...
    Steven Auger
  • Fun Family Fitness, Mom and girl hula hooping outside for exercise
    Exercise and Sports
    8 Fun (and Cheap!) Family Fitness Activities
    Looking for some fun family "workouts" that feel more like play? Check out these simple outdoor activities that will get everyone in your family off the couch and help you bond while burning some calories. ...
    Erin Dower
  • skull of human fetus at 11 weeks and 6 days
    Week 12 of Pregnancy
    You are 11 Weeks and 6 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayThe bones of the front of the skull have continued to expand and cover the head, protecting the delicate brain structures beneath. The soft spot in between the skull bones (center) remains through pregnancy and into babyhood. ...
  • Keeping Your Husband Healthy, Married couple cooking heart healthy meal for mans diet
    Disease Prevention
    4 Key Steps to Keep Your Hubby Healthy
    Let's face it — between working long hours and being a seemingly invincible superdad, the man in your life could use some help staying healthy. Whether your husband seems like the picture of good health or the poster child for unhealthy habits,...
    Erin Dower
  • ultrasound of human fetus at 34 weeks and 6 days
    Week 35 of Pregnancy
    You are 34 Weeks and 6 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayThe placenta, shown in red above the baby's green profile, is now receiving half a liter of blood each minute from your circulation. In order to accommodate this increase your blood volume expanded dramatically in the first few mon...
  • ultrasound of human fetus 30 weeks and 4 days
    Week 31 of Pregnancy
    You are 30 Weeks and 4 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayIn this 3D scan the baby's arm is held up next to the face. This type of scan shows external features but also looks inside the baby in 3D so you may see some parts of your baby "through" an arm or leg. Here, the baby's ear can be ...
  • Pregnancy
    Week 13 of Pregnancy
    You are 12 Weeks and 5 Days Pregnant
    You and your partner will be developing your own special relationship with your baby. ...
  • ultrasound of human fetus 29 weeks and 6 days
    Week 30 of Pregnancy
    You are 29 Weeks and 6 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayIncreasingly sounds enter the uterus and your baby will respond to some of the loudest. The fluid all around her can have quite an effect on the sounds that your baby can hear: the effect is similar to how you might feel when you s...
  • ultrasound of human fetus as 28 weeks and 6 days
    Week 29 of Pregnancy
    You are 28 Weeks and 6 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayYour baby's external appearance is fully formed but inside there is still a great deal of activity as many of the organs are continuing to mature. Even after pregnancy further development occurs, especially of the brain and lungs. ...
  • ultrasound of human fetus at 25 weeks and 6 days
    Week 26 of Pregnancy
    You are 25 Weeks and 6 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayA 3D scan can be colored in different ways: this image demonstrates that by this stage your baby's lip shape is clearly defined. The lips are the most sensitive part of the entire body and your baby's hands are often held up toward...
  • ultrasound of human fetus at 13 weeks and 4 days
    Week 14 of Pregnancy
    You are 13 Weeks and 4 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayWhether your baby's legs are crossed or uncrossed, it is very difficult to tell from an ultrasound at this stage whether your baby is a boy or girl: male and female look too similar to reliably tell them apart. ...
  • start getting fit with these easy exercises and tips
    Exercise Tips
    10 Simple Ways to Start Getting Fit Fast
    10 Simple Things to Get Yourself Fitter Climb the stairs -- Start by getting out of the elevator two floors early and climb the rest of the way. Within weeks you will be running up the stairs two at a time. Stairs are great for firming your legs...
  • Family Life
    Exercise Tips
    Health Trends Quiz
    Are you up on today's popular exercises? See how much you know about today's health trends in this quiz. ...
    Ricco Villanueva Siasoco
  • General Health Printables
    The Do's and Don'ts of Exercise During Pregnancy - Printable List
    Learn the ins and outs of exercising during pregnancy, including which types of exercise are acceptable and which are not. ...
  • human embryo at 5 weeks exactly
    Week 5 of Pregnancy
    You are 5 Weeks Exactly Pregnant
    Your baby todayThe bulge at the lower part of this image will eventually become the baby's head. Segments called somites (seen as bright, round areas running down one side of the embryo), which will form the baby's spine, have started to develop....
  • Avoid Heavy Lifting During Pregnancy
    Things to Avoid While Pregnant
    Heavy Lifting During Pregnancy
    Heavy Lifting During Pregnancy Hey Mom! When you have to lift something heavy, do it correctly. Stand with your feet about a foot apart. Bend at the knees (not at the waist), and lift with your arms and legs, rather than with your back. It is no...
  • Exercising While You
    Exercise Safety
    How Pregnancy Affects Exercise
    How Pregnancy Affects Exercise Even if you're a seasoned athlete, your body will react differently to exercise when you are pregnant. Watch for these changes: Balance fails after 20 weeks as your abdomen throws off your center of gravity, maki...
  • Family Life
    Gym Equipment
    Exercising Common Sense at the Gym
    Exercising Common Sense at the Gym Some people seem to think it isn't necessary to exercise common sense and good manners in places where people exercise. The opposite is true. When the fitness-minded get single-minded about their workouts, th...