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March 22, 2011

When Eating Disorders and Pregnancy Collide

This is an informative piece about how eating disorders can affect pregnancy. If you have a history of anorexia or bulimia, or if you are at all fearful of the weight gain pregnancy brings, tell your doctor or midwife. It’s very important that they are aware of your current situation, or what has occurred in the past.

March 15, 2011

50 Best Blogs for Your Children’s Nutrition

I was pleasantly surprised to find my Expect the Best Pregnancy blog and my USA Today blog on this list of 50 Best Blogs for Your Children’s Health.

It’s nice to know that people are reading the blogs, and even better to know that other health professionals (in this case, nurses) appreciate the information in my blogs and in the other excellent blogs on this list, many of them written by registered dietitians.

March 7, 2011

Stay Away From Secondhand Smoke

Filed under: General Information, Info for Dads — Tags: , , , — Elizabeth Ward @ 9:00 am

Secondhand smoke is damaging to your unborn child, according to a new article in the April 2011 issue of Pediatrics that pools the results of 19 other studies on the subject. The authors concluded that babies of nonsmoking moms who are exposed to secondhand smoke were at greater risk for stillbirth and a range of birth defects.

The researchers noted that it’s unclear whether active smoking by the father could damage genes in his sperm and affect the child, too.

If you live with a smoker, ask them to stop, for your benefit and for your child’s.

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