Why You Should Exercise During Pregnancy

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For many years and in many cultures (some still to this day), physical activity was discouraged while a woman was pregnant. There were fears propagating that women could harm themselves and the baby if they were to exert themselves in any way. Well, the truth has made its way throughout the world as medicine has advanced, health discoveries have been …

Smoking during pregnancy

How Smoking Affects Pregnancy and Fertility

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It’s well known now that smoking is unhealthy for anyone and everyone, but the magnitude to which it affects a mother and child before and during pregnancy is more severe than many realize. Babies born to mothers who smoke can be born prematurely, have birth defects, and even die from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Furthermore, smoking isn’t the end …