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Food + your mood

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

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Give me a boost

Easy on the stomach If you find pills hard to swallow, try an alternative that goes down easily. Vitafusion gummy prenatal vitamins, $12 Chew on these good-for-you gummies. VitaPearl prenatal vitamins with DHA, by prescription only Size up these tiny … Continue reading

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Winter-proof wellness

Sweet potatoes: Chock-full of vitamin A, sweet potatoes are a natural antiviral because they strengthen the skin’s protective barriers against infection. Garlic: Rich in anti-oxidants, garlic helps combat free radicals that could damage cells and potentially lead to disease. Avoid … Continue reading

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Quease-friendly cuisine

There are many things about pregnancy that are indescribably wonderful. However, a few aspects are simply no fun at all. One of the biggest annoyances is morning sickness. Actually, let’s just call it what it is: all day queasiness with … Continue reading

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The great fridge swap

Finding a medical professional or nutritionist who won’t extol the virtues of healthy eating during pregnancy is about as rare as finding a snowflake in the Sahara. And the choices you make for what to stock in your refrigerator can … Continue reading

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Dietary roadblocks

Remembering which foods are forbidden and which ones to force down is enough to make any expectant mama’s head spin. But what if your food restrictions go beyond the usual pregnancy blacklist? For moms-to-be with special dietary needs and preferences, … Continue reading

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