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Eating Potatoes Linked to Gestational Diabetes

Doesn't the list of what you should and shouldn't consume during, and even before, pregnancy seems so long? Well, you might want to add another food to the list: the seemingly harmless potato.

Chrissy Teigen Shares Pregnancy Diet Hacks

This week Chrissy Teigen and John Legend said "peace out" to their New York loft and followed the sunshine to their new (larger) abode in Los Angeles to accommodate their growing family. Spotted along for the move was a nice big box of UnReal snacks—a candy brand that promises healthier alternatives to your fave candies—transported by Teigen.

Key to Healthier Pregnancy Could Be in Tortillas

Folic acid is one of those nutritional powerhouses that pregnant women should load up on to help prevent birth defects, and the good news is, you can find the vitamin in some of your favorite foods.

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.

How to Get Your Caffeine Fix During Pregnancy

Throughout pregnancy, health and nutrition are a top priority for mothers-to-be. But if you need a caffeine buzz to get you going in the morning, does this mean you have to give up your beloved cup of coffee?

Nope.

What's Safe to Do During Pregnancy (And What's Not)

Pregnancy is full of excitement—and questions. From pregnancy safe foods to activities you should avoid for the next 40 weeks, we have your guide to what's safe and what's not. 

The Best Pre- and Post-Workout Snacks

Hydrating adequately before, during, and after workouts is hugely important for the safety of pregnant women and their babies.

But if the idea of gulping down even more water each day sounds like a chore to you, you’ll be comforted to know that what you eat can help you stay hydrated as well.

10 (Surprising!) Prenatal Power Foods

As you know, folate, fiber and iron are essential nutrients for you and your growing baby. What you may not know is that you can get all three by eating chives. Or, how about adding figs to your diet to boost your calcium intake?

This May Be One of the Best Mocktails Ever

When our editor in chief Laura Kalehoff broke the news to her aunt that she was expecting her third baby over dinner at cozy-meets-classy Wallflower in New York City, the bartender, noted mixologist Xavier Herit, overheard the celebratory shrieks and swiftly sent over a delicious, citrusy mocktail. Care to try it yourself?

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.

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