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Building Better Knees For The NBA

New techniques mean better outcomes for athletes.<p>The stress of repetitive jumping makes NBA players particularly prone to painful, even career-ending cartilage lesions. For decades, microfracture surgery—pricking holes in the knee bone to stimulate tissue regrowth—was the gold-standard repair. But …

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Yes, pregnancy discrimination at work is still a huge problem

<i>Hmm. Do I have to make an accommodation for a pregnant worker or not?</i><p>Employers, it seems, have been asking that seemingly no-duh question way too …

Opinion: We must end pregnancy discrimination - CNN.com

More than 30 years since the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, many pregnant women still experience unfair challenges on the job.<p><i>Editor's note: Valerie Jarrett is senior White House adviser to President Obama, assistant to the President for public engagement and intergovernmental affairs and chair of</i> …

Bumpie Tip Of The Week: Fighting Fatigue During Pregnancy

You're rocking the pregnancy glow and counting down the days for baby to arrive, but there's just one problem. You are tired. All. The. Time. Yes, it …

Pregnancy Myths: What Should You Believe?

We've all heard plenty of old wives' tales about pregnancy. Watch this video to learn which myths are actually true.<p>Isn't it strange how everyone, from your nosy neighbor to the dude at the drive-thru window becomes an expert the minute they know you're expecting? Well now you're the expert, as we …

Why Pregnancy Workouts Build Better Babies

Reason number one to make time for pregnancy exercises? Those workouts can be good for your baby, too!<p>You've probably long since gotten the memo that exercising for 30 minutes most days of the week is good for you. But did you know that recent studies support the idea that pregnancy workouts are …

7 Ways to Have a Fun Pregnancy

From gift giving to girlfriend time to gender reveal celebrations, here's how to infuse your pregnancy with more fun!<p>When it comes to the 40-week adventure known as pregnancy, there are definitely some not-so-enjoyable aspects along the way. (Morning sickness, middle-of-the-night leg cramps, and …

5 Reasons Pregnancy Weight Gain Isn't as Bad as You Think

Worried about those extra pounds you're packing on? Don't be, mama! Here's why you shouldn't stress (too much) over your pregnancy weight gain.<p>Even though the whole world can see that you're hugely pregnant, hearing a friend or neighbor exclaim, "Oh, my god, you're as big as a house!" doesn't …

The Ups and Downs of Pregnancy Emotions

Here's a trimester-by-trimester guide to surviving -- and thriving -- during your wild pregnancy ride.<p>The Pregnancy Roller-Coaster<p>Pregnancy Symptoms: How To Cope With Pregnancy Brain<p>The diaper commercial was a lighthearted montage of wild animals with their babies. Here was a zebra circling her …

Why I Chose To Go Caffeine-Free During My Pregnancy

If pregnancy symptoms haven't kicked your butt yet, then maybe your caffeine withdrawals will! I know they have for me. Making that transition from …

Love and Pregnancy: 5 Ways Pregnancy Will Change Your Relationship

That little babe of yours is already making her mark!<p>Bigger boobs, a wider belly, swollen ankles, your body undergoes incredible changes to house the newest little addition to your family, and during this transformation the relationship with the guy on the outside of your womb will change as well. …

Overcoming Pregnancy Sleep Troubles

Follow these expert tips to conquer pregnancy sleep troubles and settle in for a good night's rest.<p>Expectant moms worry about the sleep deprivation they'll face once their bundle of joy arrives. But how about getting a solid night of sleep when you're still pregnant? No easy task, as many women …

What Pregnancy Can Do To Your Skin — & How To Avoid It

Illustrated by Emily Turner.<p>Nesting, stocking up on baby items, eating well, and getting enough rest are likely at the top of the list when you're …

13 Common Pregnancy Myths, Debunked

You've heard it all -- no drinking this or eating that, spicy food induces labor -- but what if some of that commonly-known pregnancy advice isn't actually accurate? Baby product site Pish Posh Baby sifted through articles and expert advice to get to the bottom of these "rules" so you can enjoy the …

Thinking About Pregnancy Like an Economist

How it became clear that I needed to sort through the valuable, and useless, information — on alcohol, prenatal testing, deli meats — for myself.<p>In the fall of 2009 my husband, Jesse, and I decided to have a baby. We were both economics professors at the University of Chicago. We'd been together …

Bumpie Tip Of The Week: Healthy Pregnancy Snack Ideas

One of the best ways to make sure you’re getting all the important nutrients you need during pregnancy is to stock up on plenty of healthy snack …

Celebrity Pregnancy Workout: Stand Tall

Grab some light weights and get fit for delivery day with these total body workout moves from celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak. You'll be seeing results in no time by adding the dumbbell row, sumo squat, and standing dumbbell side bend to your workout routine.<p>Get fit for delivery day and beyond. …

Celebrity Pregnancy Workout: Finish Strong

Turn on the music and start working on those muscles! Celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak designed these moves specifically for pregnant mamas. Tone your whole body with the overhead triceps extension, stiff leg dead lift, and plank.<p>Get fit for delivery and beyond. Designed by celebrity trainer …

Pregnancy: Everyone You Know Is Lying To You

Back in March, I looked at my partner of six years and nonchalantly told him: "<i>I think I'm ready to have a baby. You down with that?"</i> There was quite a bit of back and forth, and after some intense negotiations we agreed to give it a solid try (side note: one of my true life regrets is not paying …

Setting SMART Goals for Weight Loss

Do you want to start losing weight today? Have you resolved to lose weight in the New Year? You're not alone. Weight loss is one of the most popular …

This Movement Will Help You Accept Your Post-Pregnancy Body

While social media has obvious downsides (such a timesuck!), what I love most about it is its ability to bring people together. From ways to connect as diverse as support groups to hashtags, people bond over common problems, beliefs, situations, and opinions—and are often inspired or motivated by …

Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms

So much happens during pregnancy that it's basic definition—the period of time when a human being grows from the combination of genetic material from …

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Calorie goals, support may help limit pregnancy weight gain | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Compared to obese expectant mothers without special care, those given individualized calorie goals and weekly group meetings gained less weight during pregnancy and had fewer oversized newborns in a new study.<p>“More than half of women in the U.S. start out their pregnancies …

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