Baby Week: Staying healthy during pregnancy

For overweight women who have a BMI of 30 or higher, they recommend 11-20 pounds. Dr. Joyce says it also depends on your pregnancy, if you have twins or diabetes, for example. How much can pregnant women exercise? Dr. Joyce says if you’re an active person in an exercise routine, then it’s fine to continue that.
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What I Learned Undercover at a Crisis Pregnancy Center

Was there a loving Christian boyfriend who would make a great dad? Did I have kind supportive parents who would be excited by the idea of a grandchild? I knew I wasn’t pregnant — knew exactly what she was doing — knew she wasn’t a doctor. But my body reacted instinctively to her questions with guilt and shame. It felt like a kick in the gut when she asked if I had told my brother about the baby, and I felt a creeping sense of selfishness as I imagined the door slamming on my shared apartment, my twenties, my life. Would my parents want me to have this child?
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