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Walking helps women who experience pregnancy loss get pregnant

A recent study to better understand modifiable factors that may affect a woman’s ability to conceive a child suggest that walking may help women with a history of pregnancy loss improve their chances of becoming pregnant. The study of healthy … Continue reading

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Which lifestyle changes can actually boost fertility?

What lifestyle factors influence fertility? RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association says there is a lot of information out there on this topic, some of it good and some of it incorrect. So they asked Dr. Jackie Gutmann, Clinical Associate Professor … Continue reading

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A little exercise can bring a lot of benefits

Obese pregnant women can reduce their risk of gestational diabetes and lower their blood pressure by exercising as little as three times a week, a new study finds. For the study, published in PLOS Medicine, 91 pregnant women were randomly placed … Continue reading

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Are you baby-ready?

Your body will be your baby’s home for the first nine months. That’s why nutrition and exercise during pregnancy are at least as important then as they are when you are trying to conceive. Dr. Alan Martinez of RSCNJ is … Continue reading

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Study finds yoga safe even late in pregnancy

Yoga requires you to assume some challenging poses, and researchers at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune wanted to find out if those poses posed a threat to moms and babies late in pregnancy. The answer, according to their … Continue reading

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More exercise can mean less pelvic pain

Pelvic girdle pain can be reduced, new research suggests. The secret: pre-pregnancy exercise. This common complaint among pregnant women is associated with disability, depression, reduced quality of life and higher prevalence of sick leave both during and after pregnancy. It … Continue reading

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Lifestyle choices can help with PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), the most common cause of female infertility, affects an estimated 5 million women across the U.S. New research adds to the growing body of evidence that losing weight and exercising regularly may improve their fertility Published in … Continue reading

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Exercise to avoid gestational diabetes

Is exercise good for pregnant women? A report from Spanish researchers offers new evidence that the answer is yes. Looking at the experience of more than 2,800 women, they found that exercise reduced the risk of developing gestational diabetes and … Continue reading

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More reasons to exercise while pregnant

Nearly all pregnant women can—and should—exercise, because staying active offers a host of benefits to both mother and child. New research out of Canada adds two more. A study published in Obstetrics & Gynecology finds that pregnant women who exercise … Continue reading

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Tips on exercising during pregnancy

Almost all women can and should be physically active during pregnancy. Aim for at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity (one in which you breathe harder but do not overwork or overheat) on most, if not every day of … Continue reading

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