NashvilleHealth | pregnancy

By Amanda MacMillan How much sugar a woman eats while she’s pregnant may affect her future children’s risk of developing allergies and allergic asthma, according to a study in the European Respiratory Journal. Although previous research has linked asthma and high-sugar intake in kids themselves, this is the...

By Lynn Erdman There is something about seeing a mom hold her baby for the first time that never gets old. Everything about that moment, from the way she’s cuddling her baby, to seeing her stroke his or her head — you just know she wants...

By Alexandra Sifferlin When it comes to gaining weight during pregnancy, there's an ongoing debate about what's healthy. Current guidelines from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommend different weight-gain ranges for women—anywhere from 11 to 40 lbs, based on their pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI). But...

Now that you're pregnant, are you afraid to start or keep exercising? This myth-busting information will help you get the activity you need.   In this era of prenatal Pilates videos and Oh Baby! toning classes, most women know that exercise during pregnancy is safe. Yet when...



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