pregnancy

You might have heard that exercise can impact fertility. While that's true, it's also important to consider the big picture if you're trying to conceive.
This week I finally got the CVS test done, and it wasn't nearly as stressful as I imagined. I also think my heart rate monitor is picking up both me and the baby? Plus, amazing 3D pics of the baby!
Preeclampsia has been coined "the disease of theories." New research shows that the benefits of exercise for prevention of preeclampsia is more than just a theory.
My eyes are watering and I can't stop blowing my nose. It's so attractive. But I can't take cold medicine. My doctor says I have a "happy baby," though, and I'm giving up Kegels to focus on squats.
It's natural to eat more while you're pregnant, but can overeating actually cause harm to your baby? New research says obesity is dangerous to your newborn, possibly even deadly.
It's week nine of my pregnancy and I've turned into a uncoordinated, injury-prone mess. Not to mention I'm seriously stressed out about whether or not to get a CVS done.
At only eight weeks into my pregnancy I thought there wasn't much to worry about other than eating right. Wow, was I wrong. So wrong I could barely walk for a few days from my injured back.
You know you want a doula with you at childbirth or during the postpartum period, but you don't know how to find one or choose one. Here are my tips for choosing the perfect doula for you.
I've heard it's good to squat during pregnancy, but I tried and it hurts my knees! Is there anything I can do to lessen the pain and still get the benefits?
Zen Gray is a longtime fitness coach, motivator, and comedienne. Now she's a newly expecting mom, as well. Find out what Zen was like when she was a little kid who just couldn't sit still.
I was getting frustrated with my lack of weight loss in preparation for my fitness competition - and then I discovered that I'm pregnant! Time to reset my goals and my nutrition and fitness plan.
You may have heard of the hormone relaxin in reference to pregnant women, but we all have it - men and women. Does it and your cycle play a part in injury, specifically ACL injury, in women?
Diastasis recti can happen to anyone, from newborn babies to athletes with six-pack abs. Here are 5 facts that everyone should know about abdominal separation, pregnant or not.
The International Cesarean Awareness Network, or ICAN, provides education and support for women who have had c-sections and want to attempt a natural birth.
As a pregnant woman, what if you could relieve morning sickness and joint pain, and have a sense of well-being all because of one activity? Well, then it's time you try swimming.
Studies show most people don't get as much choline as they need. This is particularly critical for breastfeeding and expecting moms. Find out why it's important and get a great egg recipe, too.
Numerous studies do show that a healthy, fit mom produces a healthy, fit baby. Building a strong body can lead to an easier pregnancy, better recovery, and a vibrant baby.