While it’s normal for a woman’s cholesterol to spike during pregnancy, this can be problematic for a woman who has a preexisting cholesterol issue. Research has shown that excessive lipid levels can have a negative health impact on both the woman and her baby. Luckily, Mother Nature may have a way to lower cholesterol in pregnant women.
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From your first pregnancy calculator and due date predictions, we have you covered. Just The Facts, Baby will prepare you with the expert pregnancy facts and advice you need to navigate your pregnancy in style. Here's how to look and feel your best and be prepared when your new baby arrives.
Not only is Pilates a safe exercise to do during pregnancy, it is also designed around eight core principles that benefit pregnant women in particular. Here’s how doing Pilates can help you feel better and stronger as your pregnancy progresses, while also helping you prepare for an easier labor and delivery.
Baby showers are rarely events that have guests vying for invitations. Finding a fun activity to do if you're hosting a baby shower can be a challenge. Instead of party hats and present opening games, why not give guests a little time to treat themselves?
A lot of thought goes into naming your little one. Whether you like to follow the crowd or go out on your own with a more unique moniker, looking at the trends is always a great place to start. Here’s a look at the most popular names in Canada and the U.S. last year.
Throughout your pregnancy, you’ll routinely find yourself being poked, prodded and pricked with needles, but you may not always know why. Because it’s easy to lose track of what you’re being tested for, here’s what to expect from prenatal appointments from your first trimester right up until your baby is born: