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Pregnancy After Weight-Loss Surgery

Pregnancy After Weight-Loss Surgery

As bariatric surgery becomes more commonplace in our society, more and more women of childbearing age are turning to surgery as the long-term solution to their weight loss problems. But how does this life-changing surgery affect your ability to get pregnant and have a normal, healthy baby? Is it even safe for a woman to have a child after weight-loss surgery (WLS)? And how long after surgery should you wait before trying to get pregnant?

Whether you already had your weight loss procedure done or are still considering a bariatric surgeryit’s important to know how WLS can affect your future pregnancy. While some studies can be contradictory on these topics, most agree on some really important observations, and this can be good news for both mommy and baby!

The Wonders of Cinnamon

The Wonders of Cinnamon

Cinnamon has long been known for its uses in the kitchen and is amongst those spices that come in very handy when cooking or baking.  It possesses the ability to stimulate the senses and spark our imagination of mouth-watering treats.  Popular for its aroma and the sweet and warm taste, this ‘superfood’ works in different ways to ensure we feel and look our best.  It is also known to cause a feeling of alertness and wakefulness, especially when added to that early morning oatmeal or even a cup of coffee or tea.

Here are some health-related reasons cinnamon should be added to your list of ‘must have’ spices.