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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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Cycling while pregnant
Exercising while pregnant can do wonders for your growing body and mind. Performing low impact physical activity like indoor cycling most days of the week not only keeps you fit and strong but also boosts your mood and energy. Plus...
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The advantages of playing multiple sports at a young age
Often when kids love a sport, and are good at it, our go-to plan is to give them more of that sport. But did you know that getting your kids involved in multiple sports and a variety of physical activities...
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Sun exposure when pregnant
The extra hormones in pregnancy can make the skin more sensitive and prone to burning and UV damage, thereby increasing the risk of skin cancer. As a result, caution should be taken to protect the skin from UV exposure. This...
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Is It Safe to Walk for Exercise in Every Trimester of Pregnancy?
Is It Safe to Walk for Exercise in Every Trimester of Pregnancy? Whether this is your first or fifth pregnancy, staying active can help with anything from general aches and pains to easing your labor. But if you haven&rsquo...
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4 big benefits of exercising with baby
Even if you were a super-fit mom-to-be and exercised regularly through pregnancy, you may find it difficult to get back into a regular workout routine after having a baby. Combine sleep deprivation with juggling the many tasks of motherhood, and...
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