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Long-term liver health and breast-feeding mothers

Bi-weekly pregnancy tip

In my last post I flagged promising new research linking decreased fatty liver in adult males to their mothers’ consumption of fish oil during pregnancy. Now a second study focuses on supporting mom’s long-term liver health – through her breastfeeding. Based on their work with...
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Lowering risk of BV infection in pregnant women of African descent – with Vitamin D

Bi-weekly pregnancy tip

Any vaginal infection in pregnancy is concerning, and bacterial vaginosis (BV) in pregnancy puts women at particularly increased risk for premature rupture of membranes (when the bag of waters breaks earlier than is optimal), chorioamnionitis (intra-amniotic infection), spontaneous preterm birth (baby being delivered before 37...
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Got pregnant? Get fit!

Bi-weekly pregnancy tip

The 2019 Canadian Exercise Guidelines are just out, and as expected they are highly supportive of exercising throughout pregnancy – including aerobic exercise, strength training, and pelvic floor training.  Some important highlights from this year’s consensus statement by the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada:...
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