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1st Trimester

Healthy Dessert: Walnut Banana Pudding

Bananas serve as a base and give body to many Organic Avenue smoothies; similarly they can work their magic in puddings to thicken and bind, while adding something sweet.

The Number of Pregnant Women Taking Opioids Will Shock You

Ready for some crazy stats? One in five women have taken an opioid (a heavy-duty painkiller like codeine or hydrocodone) during pregnancy, according to a recent Obstetrics & Gynecology study that looked at pregnant Medicaid recipients. And 14 percent of of commercially-insured women did the same, according to a study published in Anesthesiology.

Can Low-Dose Aspirin Prevent Preeclampsia?

You’re familiar with low-dose aspirin’s blood-thinning properties, but what can it do for you during pregnancy?

First off, baby aspirin is sometimes given to women who have had multiple pregnancy losses during their first trimester, the theory being that clotting disorders can cause pregnancy loss, says Jeff Chapa, M.D., director of Cleveland Clinic’s Maternal Fetal Medicine department.

Second-hand Smoke and Premature Birth: Every Puff Really Does Matter

We all appreciate clean, smoke-free air, right? (That's more true than ever during pregnancy.) Well, now it looks like there's even more reason to support smoking bans. 

Pamper Yourself During Pregnancy

Get More:  See the full Kristin Cavallari cover story—with more photos and Kristin's fashion secrets—in our April/May issue, on newsstands March 31st or iTunes on March 28th.

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Kristin Cavallari’s Pregnancy Diet

Get More:  See the full Kristin Cavallari cover story—with Kristin's fashion secrets—in our April/May issue, on newsstands March 31st, or download the issue on iTunes on March 28th.

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