NEWSSTAND / FIT PREGNANCY AND FIT MOMS

Pregnancy symptoms in the first trimester
​The first trimester is the earliest phase of pregnancy. It starts on the first day of your last period -- before you’re even actually pregnant -- and lasts until the end of the 13th week. It’s...
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Tips for dealing with pregnancy cravings
​Because hormone levels shifting significantly during pregnancy impacts your sense of smell and taste, the urge to consume or stay away from a certain kind of food increases. Feeling tired, rundown, or nauseous can set off emotional cravings as well...
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How to help your kid find their passion
​ Once you've discovered what your passion is, you can pursue it wholeheartedly and bring infinite joy to your life. The same goes for your children. They are especially prone to the uncertainties of what life is all about...
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Return to exercise safely after giving birth
During pregnancy our bodies undertake a massive change. This change is not only physical but also hormonal and lasts for 9 months! At the end of this 9 months we then give birth. This whole cycle is incredible and shows what the...
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What happens to abdominal muscles while pregnant
The most obvious physical sign that a woman is pregnant is the growing abdomen – or, ‘baby bump’ – which affects the abdominal muscles. Understanding how the abdominal muscles work is helpful for pregnant women. Strengthening your abdominal...
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Exercising during pregnancy and mental health
Around 1/3 of postpartum depression cases actually begin during the pregnancy itself. In recent years, many healthcare professionals and mothers have come forward to say that pregnancy is anything but a serene and joyous occasion. An expecting mothers’ health does...
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Family activities for Christmas break
As crazy as the days leading up to Christmas can be, it’s easy to let the time slip away without capitalizing on all the extra hours with your children. Simply keeping your kids busy while you work at...
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