The Mommy Diet: Tips and Tricks for Trying To Conceive
BabyZone chatted with Alison Sweeney, author of The Mommy Diet and The Biggest Loser host, as well as a couple of her healthy-living pros, rounding up some helpful hints for women looking to be as healthy as possible while TTC.
Let’s Get Physical
And, no, we’re not just suggesting
that kind of physical (although, it doesn’t hurt). Cardio exercise helps build up your endurance for being pregnant. Sweeney admits she loves to run, an exercise she tried to get out of her system before each pregnancy, and then resumed afterwards. “There’s something about running that I really enjoy and that’s something that I think you really shouldn’t do while you’re pregnant,” she says. “I get it out before and after.” For exercise that’s lower impact but great for building endurance (and getting the blood flowing), consider walking or
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