pregnancy weight gain

Pregnant Model Responds to Critics with New Instagram

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Remember Sarah Stage, the eight-month-pregnant model? She's rolling into her ninth month, and has an Instagram surprise for her critics. Here, we don't see a scantily-clad Stage. It's not a belly photo, and she's not poolside. Nope -- the 30-year-old LA model poses at an In-N-Out, ready to chow down on a burger. The... Read more

Are Pregnant Women Gaining Too Much Weight?

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Pregnancy weight gain is certainly healthy and inevitable, but nearly half of all pregnant women in the U.S. are gaining more weight than they should be. A new study, published in the April edition of the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology, found that misconceptions are the source of blame. "Most women feel that pregnancy is the time... Read more

8-Month Pregnant Model Draws Criticism

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If Sarah Stage hadn't been documenting her pregnancy on Instagram all along, you might not even believe the model is pregnant. The 30-year-old LA mom-to-be is eight-and-a-half months along, and is drawing criticism for her barely there bump.   Assuming her caption is accurate, there's a five-pound baby in there! How does that stack up to a standard... Read more

Why All Moms-to-Be Should Stand Up for Kim Kardashian and Her Pregnancy Weight Gain

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Before we go any further, let’s get one thing straight: I am not a Kardashian fan. I’ve never watched any of their shows. I still don’t quite understand how or why they are famous. But they have permeated popular culture and now I find myself in the unlikeliest of places: defending Kim Kardashian.... Read more

The Latest Scoop: Your Weight Can Determine Baby’s Birthweight

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What You Eat Can Prevent Pregnancy Complications

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Pregnant women have an excuse to eat whatever and however much they want, right? Nope, according to a new study conducted at Queen Mary, University of London and published in BMJ. Researchers noted that gaining too much weight during pregnancy can put a woman and her baby at higher risk for high blood... Read more