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Pregnancy Cravings

High Blood Sugar in Pregnancy Linked to Heart Defects

A new study, published in JAMA Pediatrics, has found a link between elevated blood-sugar levels in pregnancy and a baby's chance of having a congenital heart defect.

Lindsay Price Shares Her Pregnancy Cravings

We found out what the actress (whom you may recognize from Hawaii Five-0 and, yes, Beverly Hills, 90210) is hankering for as she awaits the arrival of her second child this fall—and how her sweetie Curtis Stone makes it happen.

Lindsay Price: I think we crave what our bodies need, so we should pay attention to cravings. I want guacamole, and I think it’s because my body needs good fats.

Satisfy Your Pregnancy Cravings with This Guacamole Recipe

I had my chance to perfect this guacamole recipe when my wife, Lindsay, got pregnant and it was all she wanted to eat. My first piece of advice is to use properly ripened avocados—they should just “give” when you squeeze them. Be generous with the lime juice and salt and, above all, keep it chunky.

Herb, Goat Cheese and Spinach Frittata

By using half whole eggs and half egg whites, you get the yolks' nutrients—especially choline and omega-3s for fetal brain development—with less cholesterol.