It seems that the message “breast is best” is making some serious waves, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In a recent study that analyzed the breastfeeding rates in the United States, they found that more mothers are choosing the breastfeed, and they’re doing it for longer periods of time.
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According to a recent study, the more children a woman has, the more likely she is to experience weight problems later in life. However, researchers also found that women may be able to counteract that risk slightly by breastfeeding their babies.
Rebecca Romijn has a busy life; keeping up with an acting career, actor husband Jerry O’Connell and their twin girls, Charlie and Dolly, now three-and-a-half should be enough to keep her schedule full. Yet somehow, she managed to drop the baby weight, has time for some fun and is keeping her five year marriage fresh and vibrant.
For new moms, there is a lot of pressure to drop the baby weight, not just for appearance purposes, but also for health reasons. Thankfully, there are tons of resources out there to help; almost every parenting site in existence has something to say about postnatal weight loss.
Exercise and pregnancy…it’s the catalyst for every pregnant woman. In order to stave excessive weight gain, you have to exercise. But there is a balance required to keep both mother and baby safe. And then there’s the issue of post-pregnancy weight gain.
Chocolate. It’s not for every woman, but for many, it is a stress reliever, a confidant in the time of hormone turbulence, a treat for both quiet and celebratory moments. But most women watch the amount of chocolate they consume in a given time frame because of the sheer number of calories. In fact, some avoid it altogether while in their pursuit for thin bodies. But could it all be a mistake?
A recent study performed at the Division of Research at Kaiser Permanente revealed that weight between pregnancies may actually affect the chances of developing gestational diabetes with subsequent pregnancies.
When a new celebrity has a baby, one of the first things we see are the stunning photos of her in her post-pregnancy body. Could these images of super-slim women be pushing normal mothers to lose weight quickly and dangerously?