Posts tagged pregnancy
Can your stress affect the health of your baby during pregnancy?

We know stress isn’t great for our health, but what about the health of our baby? Regardless of what’s causing us to feel stressed — a disagreement with someone, a demanding career, getting the nursery set up, finding a way to pay the six bills that are all due at the same time, keeping tabs on what you can and can’t eat, juggling multiple after-school pick ups and drop offs, caring for elderly parents, the seemingly endless demands on our time — is there reason for concern?

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Eating for two during pregnancy is a myth

As you begin to research all things “pregnancy”, you’ll uncover an abundance of useful information as well as the occasional old-wives tale and pregnancy myth. There are some myths out there that have certain appeal — “eating for two” is one of them. Finally, you’re pregnant and can eat what you want, when you want, and how much you want! Right? While you may not wish to have this myth busted, refraining from “eating for two” will make for a happier pregnancy and healthier baby. Here’s why.

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