Paige Fowler | Fit Pregnancy

Paige Fowler

Paige Fowler is a health writer living in Chicago. Her work has appeared in Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Fitness, and SELF. Paige is a certified yoga instructor and also enjoys taking barre classes. She lives with her husband, Robert, and blogs about her (mostly) healthy cooking adventures at ABalancedLifeCooks.com.

We all want to raise kind, compassionate kids, and it turns out that dancing with your baby (yes, dancing) can help you accomplish this goal, according to a new study published in Developmental Science.The deets: An assistant held each 14-month-old baby and gently bounced to music. The bab...

Rosie Pope is synonymous with all things maternity fashion. Even if you’re not sporting heels throughout your pregnancy, there’s still a lot to learn from the style guru, entrepreneur, and mom of four (her youngest was born this March!). Pope also recently gave birth to another endeavor, Rosie P...

With Baby’s silky soft skin and intoxicating scent, it’s nearly impossible to keep your hands off of your newborn. Now, new research gives you even more reason to get close to your little one.Stroking babies’ forearms with a soft paintbrush at a rate of about 3cm per second slowed infants’ h...

You ditched your birth control pills, tracked your cycles using our ovulation calculator, and did the deed (many, many times). So why aren’t you pregnant? Ohio State University researchers may have your answer: You’re too stressed.Researchers followed more than 400 couples as they began the proc...

Just when you thought giving birth was the hard part, you hit some serious breastfeeding hiccups (not the cute kind your baby makes after dinner). But as any new mother can attest, breastfeeding isn’t easy. In fact, you’ve probably wondered if it’s really worth the blood (yes, blood), sweat, a...

Colds are never fun—least of all when you’re already fatigued from growing a baby inside of you. And now, new research finds another downside to having the sniffles when you’re pregnant: Colds during pregnancy are linked to an increased risk of your baby developing asthma, says a study in...

If you indulged a few too many pregnancy cravings during your first and second trimesters, it’s not too late to turn things around in the homestretch. In fact, the third trimester is the perfect time to get on track—the foods you eat now can impact your baby’s health long after she's born, acc...

People joke that having kids is the best form of birth control, but if you don’t want another baby right away, you need a method that really  works. Plus, research shows it’s optimal to wait at least 18 months before conceiving again in order to reduce the risk of having a preterm birth or ...