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Healthy Pregnancy: Staying Hydrated

by in Healthy Pregnancy, November 5, 2009

Eating healthy isn’t the only thing you have to do when you’re pregnant. Along with more calories, you need to get more fluids to keep everything running smoothly.

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Healthy Pregnancy: Getting Some Exercise

by in Healthy Pregnancy, October 29, 2009

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When you’re pregnant, it’s important to take care of your body — that means getting exercise as well as following a healthy diet. So get out those comfortable workout clothes (this isn’t the time for skin-tight spandex), lace up a pair of supportive sneakers and get moving.

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Healthy Pregnancy: Planning Ahead in the Kitchen

by in Healthy Pregnancy, October 8, 2009

Apple and Pear Muffins
I’m due in a few short weeks. Once my baby arrives, most of my time and energy will go to him or her — at least until we get into a routine. To spare my husband and me endless nights of takeout, I’m planning ahead by stocking my fridge and freezer with some delicious and healthy foods. Here’s what’s cooking.

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Healthy Pregnancy: Supplement Picks

by in Healthy Pregnancy, September 30, 2009

I’m not a big fan of supplements and try to get all my nutrients from healthy foods, but when you’re pregnant, your body needs an extra boost from a few key nutrients.

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Healthy Pregnancy: Making Food Your Friend, Not the Enemy

by in Healthy Pregnancy, September 16, 2009

No doubt, being pregnant is wonderful, but there are definitely a few things that aren’t so fabulous. Eating especially can bring on the problems, but food can also be your friend in times of need.

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Healthy Pregnancy: Foods to Avoid

by in Healthy Pregnancy, September 9, 2009

Brie Cheese
What can’t I eat now? That’s one of the first questions that pops into your mind when you find out you’re pregnant. Sure, you cut out the alcohol and avoid caffeine, but what about those foods that might have lurking bacteria? Here are some I skip to cut back the risks.

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Healthy Pregnancy: Don't Eat for Two

by in Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Tips, September 3, 2009

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“Are you hungry? Have more! You’re eating for two now.”

I’m pregnant with my first child, and it seems like everywhere I go everyone keeps telling me to eat, eat and eat some more. When you’re expecting, figuring out what and how much to eat can be tricky (even for a dietitian like me). Here is what I’m keeping in mind to help me stay healthy and energized. Rule #1: You’re not eating for two. Sorry!

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