Moms With a Mission

August 9, 2011

New mothers who resume exercise (and moms who breastfeed) lose more weight than those who do not exercise. Most exercising mothers are back to their pre-pregnancy weight by their baby’s first birthday.

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Moms With a Mission

August 2, 2011

As you’re heading out for the day, be sure to pack 2-3 pieces of fresh fruit and some cut-up veggies for healthy snacking.  “Ants on a log” isn’t just for kids; it’s a good snack for you too.  Spread some peanut butter on a celery stick and top it with raisins.


Moms With a Mission

July 26, 2011

Stay hydrated!  When nursing, you will need the extra fluid to maintain a healthy flow of breast milk for your baby.  Drink 64-80 ounces of non-caffeinated, non-caloric fluids per day.


Moms With a Mission

July 19, 2011

Boost your energy with breakfast.  Some mornings it may slip your mind but skipping out on breakfast can rob you of so much energy which can felt into the next day.


Moms With a Mission

July 12, 2011

During pregnancy try eating 4-6 smaller meals a day instead of three bigger ones to help relieve heartburn and discomfort you feel as your baby grows bigger.


Moms With a Mission

July 5, 2011

When pregnant, avoid foods like soft cheeses, unheated deli meat and hot dogs, smoked seafood and unpasteurized milk and juice.


Moms With a Mission

June 28, 2011

Whether you’re pregnant or a new mom it’s important that you get nutrients such as calcium, protein, folic acid, fiber iron and plenty of fluids.  LUNA bars are the perfect snack!