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Deli Meats During Pregnancy by cj Posted Thu 13 Aug 2009 7:59pm Is it safe to eat deli meats when I'm pregnant? I love eating deli meats such as ham, turkey, salami, bologna and even hot dogs. But because I am pregnant now, I make sure these foods have been thoroughly heated before eating them to avoid listeriosis, which is a form of food poisoning. What is Listeriosis? This form of food poisoning is usual ... Read on »
My Pregnancy Nutrition, Smart or Controversial? by KohlerCreated Posted Mon 28 Apr 2014 5:14pm I think it goes without saying that expectant parents want the best for their unborn children. However I personally think not all parents are aware just how big of a role they can play while their child is in utero. Nutrition is a key area, and during pregnancy a conscious attention to diet (or way of eating if we don’t want to use “diet”) can ... Read on »
The right nutrition in pregnancy by OlwenAnderson Health Maven Posted Fri 13 Sep 2013 10:00am There’s an old saying about ‘eating for two’ during pregnancy, and like many old sayings, there’s an element of truth in it. When you are pregnant, many of your nutritional needs expand as your waistline expands with the growing baby. Makes sense, really, as you are now eating to maintain your own body, plus you’re creating another human being as ... Read on »
Eating Fish Before, During, and After Pregnancy by Debra .. Registered Dietician Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 7:16pm In today's NYT Magazine, Alex Kuczynski details her adventures in choosing surrogate motherhood in her article "Her body, My Baby." After years of infertility, Kuczynski and her husband provided the egg and sperm to create the embryo, which was implanted inside of surrogate gestational-mom Cathy. Describing Cathy's visit to their NY house and h ... Read on »
Eating Healthy During Pregnancy by Melissa M. Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 10:41am 1 Comment Do I really need to "eat for two?" While you are pregnant, you will need additional nutrients to keep you and your baby healthy. But, that does not mean you need to eat twice as much. You should only eat an extra 300 calories per day. A baked potato has 120 calories. So getting these extra 300 calories doesn't take a lot of food. Make su ... Read on »
A Totally Self-Indulgent Pregnancy Post by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Tue 14 Jul 2009 10:57pm The great thing about having an ever-expanding waistline is that it makes it so much easier to navel gaze. There's just something about pregnancy that makes me turn inward. Many of my friends have noticed it, wondering aloud if I'm okay (yep!) and when Old Charlotte is going to come back (better give me at least a year, sorry!). While disconce ... Read on »
Pregnancy Safety List by Jennifer Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:51pm 1 Comment Strangely enough this post is inspired by a dream I woke up during this morning. In the dream I was making a list of all of the things I should avoid/try to do when I become pregnant again. I swear my dreams are usually a little more interesting, but this one was very practical and I even came up with some things I probably would have never tho ... Read on »
The Vegan Diet in Pregnancy by Evelyn Posted Mon 11 Feb 2013 12:00am This is a guest post written by Karl McDonald. Should vegans alter their diet when pregnant? Is it possible for a vegan to provide their unborn baby with all the essential nutrients and vitamins without consuming dairy products or meats? The answer to these questions is “Yes”. Vegans can eat a healthy and ... Read on »
How to choose the best diet for pregnant women by rita359 Posted Sun 21 Oct 2012 5:40am The saying “you should eat for two”, which our grandmothers used to say to pregnant women is not the best advice for expectant ladies as it turns out. Rather so, it is very important to follow a healthy diet for pregnant women, not only for you but for the developing new life in you. The calories sufficient for your baby’s proper development ... Read on »
8 Egregious Animal Abuses by the Meat Industry by Sally Kneidel Patient Expert Posted Thu 10 Nov 2011 12:00am This is the third post in a series about reasons to consider a vegan diet. Earlier Top 5 Ways Livestock Wreck the Planet Top 7 Health Reasons to Bypass Animal Products While researching our books and , Sadie and I wrangled our way into several factory farms - our home state of N.C. is full of them. North Carolina has more hogs ... Read on »