For most of us, our relationship with food is complicated— but for women, it’s never more so than during pregnancy. To make things worse, people typically encourage you to eat everything you desire when you’re pregnant— and as much of it as you’d like.
“The baby wants it,” they’ll say, or, “After all, you’re eating for two now.”
The reality is much different, however. For most women, the safe weight gain in pregnancy is 20 to 25 pounds. (That number is based on pre-pregnancy BMI, so your ...
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