Diana Kelly | Fit Pregnancy

Diana Kelly

Diana Kelly is a NYC-based writer who covers health, weight loss, fitness, and relationship topics for various magazines. Her favorite things include coffee, naps, travel, red wine, Swedish fish, fitness classes, sports, and making people laugh (even if it's at her own expense). You can follow Diana on Twitter @DianaKelly or visit her website.

If you're a regular visitor to this website, you've heard us talk about the many health benefits of exercising throughout pregnancy (less weight gain, easier delivery, more energy, etc.) but a recent study suggests that women who engaged in resistance exercise specifically experienced improved well-...

Starting off your pregnancy with belly fat could indicate you're at higher risk of developing diabetes later in pregnancy, according to a new study published in the journal, Diabetes Care.Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital at the University of Toronto looked at 485 women and measured their subcut...

You know that losing your pregnancy weight is good for your health, but if you need another reason to work on shedding the pregnancy weight, a new study found that maintaining a normal body mass index (BMI) after pregnancy can also help prevent pelvic organ prolapse, a condition where your uterus si...

You've probably heard that the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) can be dangerous to your health, but recent research from a University of Missouri study found that mice who were exposed to this chemical and ethinyl estradiol (EE)—an estrogen found in birth control—through their mother's diet duri...

Add this to the list of things you're worrying about as a soon-to-be mama: Gaining too much weight while pregnant may be associated with having a heavier child, according to new research. A recent study published in the journal Pediatrics suggests that women who gain too much weight during and after...

You probably spent a few hours researching car seats for your baby, but did you factor in car size and seat angles? When scientists from The Ohio State University College of Medicine checked compatibility between 61 vehicles and 59 child car seats on the market, they found that the two were not corr...

Women who live in wealthier neighborhoods are more likely to breastfeed their babies longer than women in low-income areas, according to a new Department of Health report.The recent survey came from the New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) and looked at disparities in New York Ci...

As you stare into your newborn baby's eyes, you might want to note how well they're able to focus on your face, since it could provide insight into how they'll behave when they're older.In a recent study, researchers found that the less time a newborn baby looked at an image held in front of them, t...

Simply going for a daily heart-pumping 45-minute walk throughout your pregnancy may slash your risk of developing gestational diabetes by about a third, according to a new meta-analysis published in BJOB: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.The study authors compiled a meta-analys...

If you really want a natural birth, it might be time to hit the gym. According to an analysis of 28 health studies, published in the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology, women who exercise during pregnancy are 20 percent less likely to have a Cesarean section, which could be because staying in shape k...

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