Health: Food & Fitness

6 Pregnancy Power Foods

Monday, March 12, 2018 By Lucy Brian
6 Pregnancy Power Foods | Baby Chick

Pregnancy can be a time of great lifestyle changes. Even though pregnant women are notorious for having food cravings, many people use it as an opportunity to eat healthier foods. You are growing a baby, after all! Your body is providing the building blocks to build a whole other person–heart, lungs, skin, brain and all! […]


Tips for Managing Swelling During Pregnancy

Friday, December 29, 2017 By Steve Norton
Tips for Managing Swelling During Pregnancy | Baby Chick

Swelling during pregnancy is quite common, affecting about 75% of all pregnant women. Normal pregnancy swelling, called edema, is most commonly experience in the feet, ankles, legs, hands or face. Edema may be experienced at any point during pregnancy, but for most women, it occurs between week 22 and week 27 of their pregnancy and […]


What you Need to Know about Pregnancy, Gum Infections, and Neonatal Health

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 By Ratna Bajpai
What you Need to Know about Pregnancy, Gum Infections, and Neonatal Health | Baby Chick

Welcome to the second trimester! Your trusted guidebook says that this is going to be the most comfortable phase of your pregnancy, and you’re looking forward to it. Radiating a spirit of confidence, you begin the day with the tooth brushing routine. All of a sudden, your effervescent demeanor seems to be replaced by a sense […]


3 Easy Freezer Meals to Make Before Baby

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 By Kate Horney
3 Easy Freezer Meals to Make Before Baby | Baby Chick

When you’re a new mom who is tired, sleep deprived, and has a newborn attached to you 24/7, the last thing you want to do was go to the grocery store and then spend hours in the kitchen to make a healthy meal. To make things easier on you, consider stocking up on crockpot freezer […]


Decoding Pregnancy Cravings

Friday, July 28, 2017 By Kate Horney
Decoding Pregnancy Cravings | Baby Chick

Your baby is a REASON to make a healthy choices a priority . . . but when pregnancy cravings hit, it’s often hard to stay on track with a healthy diet! As pregnancy progresses, the enlarging uterus takes up more room in your belly and puts more pressure on your stomach. Eating smaller, healthy meals and […]


8 Ways to Have a Healthier Pregnancy & Postpartum with DEFINE

Thursday, July 27, 2017 By Nina Spears
How to Have a Healthier Pregnancy and Postpartum with DEFINE | Baby Chick

This post has been sponsored by DEFINE Body & Mind. I received access to their classes as a trial in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. Read our policies page for more information. All photos are by Creative Clicks Photography As soon as I discovered that I was pregnant, I started reevaluating all of […]


Is it Safe to Dye Your Hair While Pregnant?

Monday, July 24, 2017 By Sophia Nguyen
Is it Safe to Dye Your Hair While Pregnant? | Baby Chick

Pregnancy is not an excuse to eat for two, stop exercising, and wear frumpy clothes. We now know that a mother’s health habits–or lack of–during pregnancy affect her child, all the way from conception and for the rest of his life! And with that knowledge in mind, doctors now give women weight gain guidelines and exercise […]


Running During Pregnancy

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 By Danielle Olsheski
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Pregnancy is a time full of excitement and change for mothers-to-be, but do you have to change your running routine? Running has numerous benefits to mother and baby during pregnancy. With communication and clearance from your physician, many women can continue to participate in the same exercise they enjoyed pre-pregnancy. General Exercise Recommendations for Uncomplicated […]


5 Questions (and Answers) about Gestational Diabetes

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 By Cheyenne Bell
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Pregnancy is an exciting and overwhelming time in a woman’s life. Learning that you have or may have gestational diabetes can really throw a wrench in an otherwise joyful experience. While developing gestational diabetes is certainly not ideal, it is not as scary as it seems. With timely testing and diligent health choices, gestational diabetes can […]


Facts on Fiber & 5 Tips for Increasing Your Fiber Intake

Thursday, April 6, 2017 By Amanda Davies
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We have all heard that fiber is an important part of our diet. A diet high in fiber helps keep bowel movements regular, helps control cholesterol and blood sugar levels, and can even help you lose weight! But, what exactly is dietary fiber and how do I know if I am eating enough? What is […]