Things We’ve Read: Week of April 13th, 2015

Prenatal yoga: The best exercise for pregnancy (Fox News): When pregnant, exercise is a great way to relieve stress and stay active. As long as you clear it with your doctor, prenatal yoga is a popular and beneficial option.

Diabetes During Pregnancy Could Be Linked to Autism, Study Finds (Time): 5 things to know about diabetes in pregnancy, autism, and the study, published in Tuesday’s Journal of the American Medical Association.

Understanding the Science Behind Childhood Obesity (Huffington Post): New research addressing the obesity epidemic among children reveals that a child’s weight at age 5 is highly indicative of their adult weight.

Couple Announce Pregnancy With ‘Fresh Prince of Bel Air’ Rap (Yahoo News): This couple alters the lyrics of the theme song to the classic ‘90s sitcom, to announce their pregnancy to their friends and family. This adorable video has gone viral!

Breast cancer in pregnancy: What you need to know (Fox News): Advances in the treatment of breast cancer have been incredible. While pregnant and non-pregnant women have similar survival rates, pregnancy can complicate treatment options. Make sure to have a breast cancer screening before you start trying to conceive.

Jennifer Love Hewitt Is Embracing Pregnancy, And Her Growing Belly (Huffington Post): Hewitt, expecting her second child, loves being pregnant! She emphasizes the importance of relaxation time for moms-to-be. There’s nothing wrong with enjoying some “all about me” time!

Sheila Kitzinger, Childbirth Revolutionary, Dies at 86 (New York Times): British anthropologist and natural birth guru passed away on Saturday. Kitzinger was known for her push away from hyper-medicalized pregnancies, encouraging natural approaches to prenatal care.