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You Are What Your Mother Ate : Eat Well for Healthy Kids

I always thought you looked kinda like a pickle with peanut butter. Anyway, so the saying goes—you are what you eat—which is supposed to make you feel guilty when downing that triple cheeseburger with a side of donuts and frogs legs. Although, what's so wrong with being a chee ...more

How To : Give a good foot massage during pregnancy

A pregnant woman's feet tend to be one thing you can always count on to ache. In this video, learn how to give a great foot massage to a woman who's pregnant with help from licensed massage therapist, Willow Hajicek. When giving a foot massage during pregnancy, one should use ...more

How To : Dissect a female pig reproductive tract

Ever wondered about the reproductive tract of a female pig? Well, these video tutorials will tell you all you need to know about the anatomy of a sow's reproductive tract. This is a great educational tool for veterinarians and science minds alike. First you're going to want t ...more

How To : Know if you're pregnant

There are signs you're having a baby even before you miss a period. You Will Need: * A knowledge of physical symptoms * A home pregnancy kit * Access to a clinic or doctor's office Step 1: Look for physical signs Pay attention to your body. Symptoms like fatigue, swollen or t ...more

How To : Practice a pregnancy yoga sequence

You don't have to stop your daily yoga routine during pregnancy. Our nine month pregnant host demonstrates how to do a few sitting and standing yoga poses. This yoga routine for pregnant moms will help you and your baby stay healthy throughout the nine months. Part 1 of 2 - Ho ...more

How To : Soothe heartburn

Waking up in the middle of the night with heartburn is no fun. Fortunately, there are some simple remedies for fast heartburn relief. Watch this video to learn how to soothe heartburn. Step 1. Stand up immediately The fastest way to get rid of heartburn is to stand up. Heart ...more

How To : Survive swollen feet while pregnant

During pregnancy, your belly usually isn't the only part of your body that grows. Learn why feet, ankles, and legs swell during pregnancy, and learn ways to reduce and alleviate this swelling.

How To : Do standing abdominal exercises while pregnant

Want to maintain strong abs during your pregnancy? You've come to the right place. This free maternity fitness guide demonstrates a simple standing exercise routine that will strengthen your abdominal muscles without putting pressure on your vena cava. Learn how to keep your a ...more

News : Antibiotics During Pregnancy Linked to Miscarriage

As if being pregnant did not come with enough worry, a new study found that certain antibiotics are linked to an increased risk of spontaneous abortion, or miscarriage — a terrifying finding for any expectant mother. The study, published in the Canadian Medical Association Jo ...more

How To : Improve your memory during pregnancy

During pregnancy it seems that we tend to forget even the simplest of things. Watch this maternity how to video to get tips on how to improve your memory and keep your mind in tip top shape during pregnancy.

How To : Lose Weight After Pregnancy

During pregnancy, women will end up carrying a good amount of extra weight. While a third of the weight gained will come from the baby, the other two thirds come from the changes that happen in your body while you're pregnant. Losing this extra weight can prove to be difficul ...more

Medical Mystery : Man Catches Zika, but No One Knows How

An older man dies of Zika. A younger man who cares for him catches Zika — but doctors cannot pinpoint how the disease was transmitted. While proximity to the patient is sufficient explanation for the rest of us, for microbe hunters, it is a medical mystery. Why? Zika is not kn ...more

How To : Alleviate back pain with prenatal yoga

Back pain is a common discomfort that women experience during and after pregnancy. Though a short, effective standing and seated series, this yoga how to video concentrates on alleviating some of these common aches and pains. Side bending poses help release lower back pain by ...more

How To : Build confidence during pregnancy

For many women, pregnancy is a very vulnerable time, especially when it comes to the health of their child. Your body is changing on a constant basis and it can be hard to find confidence in the fact things will go well. You can learn through this video that you can be proacti ...more

How To : Open the shoulders and chest with prenatal yoga

During pregnancy the natural curves of the spine become exaggerated causing the lower back to sway as well as the upper back and shoulders to round. This rolling forward of the shoulders causes the ribcage to collapse down compressing the lungs and diaphragm which results in a ...more

How To : Know about your body changes during pregnancy

Learning the basics about your body during pregnancy can help you better understand the physical changes you'll experience over the next few months. Know about your body changes during pregnancy. Click through to watch this video on babycenter.com

How To : Do sitting abdominal exercises while pregnant

In this video from modernmom we learn about doing abdominal exercises when pregnant. These exercises prevent lower back pain during pregnancy and when you're ready to push the baby out makes it a bit easier. On a mat, place sit balanced with your butt on the mat and place your ...more

How To : Exercise & work-out during pregnancy

This video is about exercise during pregnancy. Pregnancy can be overwhelming, you are gaining weight and your body is changing in other ways, too. Your normal exercise routine may not feel as comfortable because of the changes and discomforts of pregnancy. During the first tri ...more

How To : Reduce the risk of your baby having spina bifida

Spina bifida is a birth defect involving the neural tube, resulting in an incomplete formation of the spine. Spina bifida is one of the most common birth defects, it occurs within the first few weeks of pregnancy often before a woman knows she's pregnant. Get expert tips and a ...more

News : 9 Ways You'd Never Expect to See Broccoli

Broccoli is super. Not only is it jam-packed with nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin A, folic acid, calcium and fibre, but it's one veggie that refuses to be just a side-dish. Nobody puts broccoli in the corner. And there's never been a better time to get creative with veggies ...more

How To : Start exercising after pregnancy

The video tells about the exercise that should be done after pregnancy, mainly the methods, procedure etc. It is narrated by Kathy Kaehler, who is a personal trainer. For more information go to kathykaehlerfitness.com. There will always be zeal to come back to your previous a ...more

News : Puerto Rico Could Be Downplaying Its Zika Problem

Reports of Zika-related birth defects are coming in at shockingly low rates in Puerto Rico. While that might be something to cheer, one former US government official is saying there could be a nefarious reason for the low numbers. Last July, the Puerto Rico Department of Heal ...more

How To : Deal with gestational diabetes

Approximately 4 percent of women are diagnosed with gestational diabetes during pregnancy. Here's how to manage it. You Will Need * A healthy diet * Daily exercise * Blood-sugar monitoring * A postpartum checkup * Good habits Step 1 Know what gestational diabetes is. During ...more

How To : Deal with pregnancy indigestion

Pregnancy indigestion is easily remedied through modifications in diet, eating routine, sleeping habits, and dress. You Will Need * Two or three pillows * Loose, comfortable clothing * A doctor WARNING: Never change your diet without first consulting your physician. Step 1: ...more

How To : Get Through a Pregnancy

I am writing this to first pregnant moms. I am 25 weeks along and I have some advice as to getting through an uncomfortable pregnancy. Step 1: Sleep I am 25 weeks along with my first baby and the biggest thing that I have learned in order to have an easier pregnancy is to sl ...more

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