Most adults remember the traditional guidelines for expectant mothers. Get as much rest as possible during your pregnancy, even prolonged bed rest if complications arise. At the same time, “eat for two” — you and your developing child. According to the new report, however, “these misguided recommendations” have “evolved into a major contributor to the worldwide obesity epidemic.”
"In New Report, Doctors Urge More Exercise for Pregnant Women" is from the March 21, 2017 Wellness section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amby Burfoot and narrated by Jenny Hoops.