Brie, swordfish and chardonnay might be off the table for the next nine months, but with these tasty alternatives, you won’t miss ’em one bit.
Let’s be honest: Being the pregnant lady at the dinner party is not a lot of fun. As everyone else digs into the cheese plate and downs libations, you are likely left searching for a glass of ginger ale and … Continue reading →
The key to getting a good night’s sleep might be found not on your pillow but in your grocery cart.
Going through your day in a zombie-like state? Well, misery loves company. Roughly 8 out of 10 women report periods of sleep disturbance during pregnancy, citing everything from being uncomfortable at night to feelings of anxiety to restless legs as … Continue reading →
Don't put your blender into storage just because summer days are behind us! Keep ingredients seasonal, and enjoy nutritious, pregnancy-friendly concoctions year-round.
When the right ingredients are whizzed together, a smoothie can flood the body with a cornucopia of must-have nutrients, many of which are vital for the healthiest nine months possible. And when that baby bump is disrupting your appetite for … Continue reading →
A balanced diet can make for a smoother ride when it comes to pregnancy's emotional roller coaster.
When you’re pregnant, your body undergoes immense changes—and so does your mood. You may be over the moon about impending mamahood one day and a bump-bearing basket case the next. Keeping your emotions under control at all times is next … Continue reading →
Whether you plan to follow a gluten-free, paleo or even vegan diet throughout your pregnancy, proper nutrition is paramount when you’re eating for two.
With the exception of occasionally indulging in cravings for foods like ice cream and pizza, most moms-to-be try to eat nutritiously throughout pregnancy. But a healthy diet means different things to different people. For Angela Liddon, mom-to-be in Ontario, Canada, … Continue reading →
Your guide to prenatal supplements, from vitamin A to zinc.
If you are expecting, your healthcare provider has likely already stressed how important it is to take prenatal vitamins throughout your pregnancy. But reading labels at your local pharmacy is kind of like trying to understand a foreign language: You’ve … Continue reading →
Five trending superfoods to tickle your palate and nourish your baby-to-be.
There’s no question that what a woman eats during pregnancy can play a huge role in fostering the health of both mom and her tiny tadpole. And if you’re already making smart dietary choices by eating foods like salmon and … Continue reading →
Pregnancy changes a gal in many ways, but one of the biggest adjustments typically happens in the kitchen. Suddenly, you’re very aware of what you’re eating, where that food came from and whether it’s a good choice for your growing … Continue reading →
Whether you choose salmon or supplements, getting enough DHA in your diet during pregnancy is essential for baby’s development.
Now that you’re eating for two, you’ve got to up the nutrient intake—and taking a prenatal vitamin is a good place to start. But in addition to one-a-days, healthcare providers often stress the importance of getting enough DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) … Continue reading →
The latest on what you should and shouldn’t eat while expecting.
From caffeine to canned tuna, the list of foods moms-to-be should avoid is overwhelming. Self-proclaimed cheese lover Elizabeth Hurley, mother of a 1-year-old in Boston, was frustrated by the conflicting information she found: “I read no soft cheeses at all, … Continue reading →