• Benefits of Exercise During Pregnancy
    Exercise and Weight Management
    The Benefits of Exercise During Pregnancy
    The Benefits of Exercise During Pregnancy Women who exercise usually have a better pregnancy, in terms of being more comfortable physically and healthier for the duration of the pregnancy and afterwards. Often, they tolerate the stress and pain o...
  • Ailments During Pregnancy
    Exercise Safety During Pregnancy
    New Challenges During Pregnancy That Can Interfere with Being Active
    New Challenges During Pregnancy That Can Interfere with Being Active Diabetes Having gestational diabetes (diabetes in pregnancy), does not prohibit exercise. With your doctor's guidance, exercise at low and moderate levels is recommended to main...
  • Foods that Affect Nausea
    Weight Gain Guidelines
    Nutritional Demands During Pregnancy
    Nutritional Demands During Pregnancy In active, athletic women, excess weight gain is rarely a problem. Guidelines for weight gain are about 3 to 5 pounds in the first trimester, then 1 pound per week thereafter after the first 3 months of pregna...
  • Pregnancy and Sports
    Exercise Safety During Pregnancy
    Specific Sports Guidelines for Pregnancy
    Specific Sports Guidelines for PregnancyThe bottom line with regard to sports participation is preserving you and your baby's health. You must consider risk of falls, not only because this can affect the pregnancy, but also because x-rays, medica...
  • Exercise and Pregnancy
    Exercise and Weight Management
    The Unwritten Rules of Exercise and Pregnancy
    The Unwritten Rules of Exercise and PregnancyIn general, the rule of thumb is to use common sense when it comes to following an exercise regimen during pregnancy. First, make sure that you are in good physical health and that your doctor does not...