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Shoulder and neck pain in moms- from infants to toddlers

June 14, 2017

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Ah, the miracle of birth. Initially it’s all like, “Oh my god. My baby is amazing.” It’s not long until you realize, And then two to three weeks in you’ve learned you had it all wrong. We know the staples: sleep deprivation trouble getting nursing started poop on the walls We’re told much of this […]

Is an obese mom as bad as a drunk one?

June 7, 2017

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Our starting point: –Association Between Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Craniofacial Shape of Children at 12 Months These researchers recruited pregnant women in the first trimester. At 12 months they used 3-d imaging to see differences amongst their kid’s facial shape based on alcohol consumption during pregnancy. One symptom of fetal alcohol syndrome is changes in […]

Exercise intensity while pregnant (and why you’re so tired)

December 7, 2011

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So you’ve decided it’s good for you to exercise while pregnant, you know it’s alright to run, bike, etc. and you know it’s alright for you to lift weights. How hard can you do these things though? Can you be too intense while pregnant? Beginner versus regular exerciser Your pre-pregnancy exercise levels are going to […]

The first trimester: What type of exercise should you be doing while pregnant?

November 23, 2011

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Since we now know you should be exercising while your pregnant, what type of exercise should you be doing? I’m going to break this into two categories to start with. They are the two most common “types” of exercise people talk about so I figure presenting things in this manner will help resonate with people. […]