healthy start, bk reader, healthy pregnancy weight
photo credit: time.com
healthy start, bk reader, healthy pregnancy weight
photo credit: time.com

When it comes to gaining weight during pregnancy, there’s an ongoing debate about what’s healthy. Current guidelines from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommend different weight-gain ranges for women—anywhere from 11 to 40 lbs, based on their pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI).

But there is enormous variability in weight gain between women, and some experts argue that the risks of going outside of those ranges […]
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Andrea Leonhardt

“Made in Germany,” Andrea Leonhardt is the managing editor for BK Reader. Andrea holds a bachelor’s degree in political science, with minors in American studies and education, and a master’s...

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