Weight Affects Pregnancy

Weight Affects Pregnancy

Weight affects pregnancy. Our governing body, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, has recommended that women achieve a body mass index (BMI;; kg/m2 ) of < 35 prior to pregnancy. These recommendations come from extensive study of risk and reported complications to be known and associated with pregnancy. It is fact that elevated BMIs are […]

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New Dietary Guidelines

healthy eating guidelines

The United States Department of Agriculture jointly with the Department of Health and Human Services released their new dietary guidelines. For the first time in its history the new guidelines recommend that added sugar (not those found in milk or fruit) make up less than 10% of American’s diet. They also recommend that less than 10% […]

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