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Eating Like a Greek Could Help You Get Pregnant

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Women who follow a Mediterranean-style diet high in vegetables, vegetable oils, fish and beans are more likely increase their chances of getting pregnant, according to dietitians at Loyola University Health System. You hear that, ladies? Dietitians want you to eat more like a Greek -- and to that, I proudly say: BRING. ON.... Read more

Bumpie Buzz: Drew Barrymore Reveals Plans for Baby Number 2

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The Pros (and Cons!) of Making Your Own Baby Food

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Imagine how much easier it would be to raise kids if you didn’t have to feed them? You could blissfully go about your day without having to purée anything or push green beans on anyone. You wouldn’t have to water down juice, cool off oatmeal, or pick the raisins out of raisin bread.... Read more

How the Government Shutdown Affects You and Your Baby

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This morning, the US government officially shutdown. And while the harsh reality has closed hundreds of national parks, zoos and sent government employees out of work without pay, the Congressional stalemate hits way, way closer to home for many. As of this morning, no additional federal funds are available to support the Special Supplemental Nutrition... Read more

For Dessert Tonight: Out-of-This-World Ice Cream Sandwiches

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Celebrating the end of summer and the kick-off of another school year deserves a super sweet treat! We're loving these easy to make, even easier to eat ice cream sandwiches! Made for a backyard barbecue or for an afternoon snack -- these grab 'n go bites will be a hit at every party and for... Read more

For Dinner Tonight: Mini Nacho Pizzas

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Next weekend will be loaded up with backyard barbeques, delicious summer snacks and tons of sweet treats, so tonight let's try for a little change of pace, shall we? These mini nacho pizzas are a dinnertime must and we love how creative and colorful (read: loaded with veggies!) you can get with your meal. For... Read more

Doctors Who Don’t Allow Eating and Drinking During Labor May Be Wrong

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Your labor and delivery might be well on its way to a makeover after a recent study by The Cochrane Library found that there's no need to restrict women's food and fluid intake during labor. In fact, the research actually supports women eating and drinking as they please while they wait for baby...

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The Surprising (But Easy!) Way to Protect Your Baby From Food Allergies

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In the latest study published by The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Kate Grimshaw, researcher at the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom, and a team of researchers found that babies who eat more fruits and vegetables and fewer packaged foods were less likely to develop food allergies. The study, which looked... Read more

For Dinner Tonight: Stir-Fried Beef, Broccoli and Bell Peppers

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Anyone else in denial that we're almost halfway through August? Though we're nearing the middle of the month, lets put all our fall worries aside and focus on dinner. Tonight, we're cooking up something really satisfying -- and you're going to love it! We've got a gorgeous stir-fried beef, broccoli and bell peppers recipe that... Read more