You know you need a prenatal vitamin, but which one should you choose? And what if it makes you nauseous (or constipated)? Here’s how to make the most of your daily dose.
If you’re pregnant, you should be taking a prenatal vitamin. In fact, even if you’re just thinking about becoming pregnant you should be taking one. But what is it about these specialized pills that makes them so pertinent? The F … Continue reading →
Five simple diet changes that can make a big difference while baby-growing.
There is a whole lot of advice on what pregnant women should eat and not eat—most of which sounds pretty straightforward on paper. But when it comes to real life, all the suggestions can be tough to remember—let alone stick … Continue reading →
Don’t let pregnancy cravings derail your healthy diet. Outsmart hankerings with nutritious stand-ins.
It’s not uncommon to feel peckish throughout the day, especially when you’ve got a bun in the oven. Whether it’s post-lunch hunger pangs or late-night sugary urges, every mom-to-be gets hit with sudden food cravings from time to time (or, … Continue reading →
Whether you’re itching for a snack after work or trying to cobble together lunch on a lazy Saturday, there are a few foods you can have on hand to ensure you neither go hungry nor fill up on not-so-healthy temptations. … Continue reading →
When hunger strikes, diverse cuisines are key to satisfying cravings and meeting nutritional needs.
Don’t let your prenatal diet bore you—or your taste buds. Sushi and deli meat might be off the menu, but that doesn’t mean you have to eat the same tuna salad every day for lunch. Introducing new dishes can thwart … Continue reading →
Optimize your nutrition during each stage of pregnancy.
Once you find out you’re dining for two, you’re likely to become more mindful of your daily diet. How can you be sure you’re getting the nutrition your peanut needs? It’s simple, really: Load your plate with fruits and vegetables, … Continue reading →
You don’t need to spend a bundle to eat meals that are good for you and your babe-to-be. Here’s how to save dollars without scrimping on nutrients.
Bringing a baby into the world tends to put the squeeze on your bank account. But just because you’re tightening the purse strings to buy a stroller or crib (or even start saving for college) doesn’t mean your diet has … Continue reading →
Find out what feeds those weird pregnancy cravings, and learn what to do when snack attacks happen.
There’s something ridiculously sweet about your partner racing around at midnight to find the exact Vienna sausages and frozen cola you’ve been craving. And there’s something ridiculously convenient about being able to blame your unhealthy hankerings on your bump. But … Continue reading →
Fill your plate with these six prenatal superfoods to meet all of your (and your bun in the oven’s) nutritional needs.
There’s a lot of pressure when you’re eating for two to make sure you’re chomping only on what’s best for baby, and sometimes the advice you hear can be contradictory. Eat more fish, but beware of mercury. Fruits are loaded … Continue reading →
How can a mama-to-be keep up her nutrition when morning sickness has her howling? Follow these tips to get you (and your pup) through the worst of it.
You’ve heard you should up your calories while pregnant, but downing anything at all sounds like a cruel form of torture right about now. How can you overcome the nonstop nausea and nourish your body and your baby? Begin by … Continue reading →