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.

Heads or tails? While only 4 percent of babies are in the breech position—buttocks or feet-first instead of head-down—at term, the decision about whether to deliver these babies vaginally or via planned C-section is a hot-button international topic. In the United States, C-sections are perf...

Unless you’ve sworn off Facebook the past few weeks, you’ve probably seen quite a few videos of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Celebs like Britney Spears, Kerry Washington, and Hayden Panettiere (who confirmed her pregnancy in her video!) have drenched themselves in freezing water to raise awaren...

Any couple trying to conceive knows how nerve-wracking the two-week wait—the time between ovulation and when you can take a pregnancy test (or your period shows up)—can be.Here's what you can expect during this stressful time, courtesy of Helen Kim, M.D., associate professor of Obstetrics/G...

Parents who measure medication dosages in teaspoons or tablespoons are far more likely to make errors than those who use milliliters, says new research published in Pediatrics.According to the study, about 40 percent of parents dole out incorrect dosages, and those who measure in teaspoons or tables...

Exercise duing pregnancy can keep weight gain in check, reduce your risk of gestational diabetes, decrease discomfort, and set you up for an easier labor and delivery. Now, new research shows that breaking a sweat, especially after 29 weeks, has a big benefit for your baby, too.In a study of 826 mot...

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...

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