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Four months after my third child was born I crossed the finish line in a sprint triathlon and set a new PR! No it wasn’t through luck….I’m no elite athlete by any stretch either. While I have worked really hard, … Continue reading

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Ten Things to Do BEFORE You Try to Lose Pregnancy Weight – Part 2 Did you know that 50-70% of women gain too much weight during pregnancy and on average retain 40% of that weight one year later. After going … Continue reading

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Clearly if you gain less weight during pregnancy you have less to lose later so reducing the gain is important. But, did you know that LESS THAN HALF of doctors talk to their pregnant patients about weight gain? Crazy right?? With so many women dealing with obesity and weight only a minority of docs bring it up. Why this is even more alarming is that pregnant patients who have more conversations with their doctors about weight gain end up gaining less weight!! Continue reading

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