To become pregnant, a healthy weight matters. Obesity has a number of different effects on your fertility—as well as your partner’s.
After having a baby, women who breastfeed get a benefit they may not expect.
When you’re pregnant, it’s often easy to overeat based on a simple idea: “I’m eating for two.” But how many extra calories do you really need?
Find out how to keep your weight on track — for a healthy you and a healthy baby.
Be wary of misinformation about weight gain and pregnancy. For starters, you’re not really eating for two.
With the right guidance, you can stay active while you are pregnant. In fact, exercise can be good for you and your baby.
Women’s health bariatrician Karen Cooper, DO, talks about how much weight is safe to gain during pregnancy — and the risks too much weight can have on mom and baby.
Marketing slogans tout green coffee bean extract as a miracle supplement, but does it work?
Waist-to-height ratio does a better job of predicting your health risks. Best of all, just like BMI, you can measure it yourself.