Abdominal Support During Pregnancy

Once you add an extra 30lbs of weight right up front during pregnancy, your body needs extra support. Abdominal exercises can give you that support, and a pregnancy support band can give you more help when needed. Ideally, exercises throughout your pregnancy will build your abdominal muscles to support the weight of your growing baby. … Read more

Does Breastfeeding Change Your Body?

Before the experience of pregnancy and breastfeeding, you might be curious what changes to expect with your body during pregnancy, during breastfeeding, and afterward. Because of the hormonal changes in your body, your breasts may get larger during pregnancy. Increased blood flow can make them feel tight or swollen. If you experience breast sensitivity before … Read more

Anti-bacterial Ingredient Triclosan Found to Weaken Muscle

Triclosan, a chemical added to many dozens of household products, has been in the news this past week as a new study finds that the chemical weakens muscle by interfering with the movement of calcium in cells. Data from the study “provide strong evidence that the chemical is of concern to both human and environmental health.” Where … Read more