Contemplator QA Post Category: Healthy Weight

Where can I get help?

If your weight is affecting your health and quality of life, talk with your health care provider. They can connect you to resources in your community. You can also call Health Link at 811 and ask to speak with a Dietitian about programs or services in your area.

How does my weight affect my future baby?

Being at a healthy weight before pregnancy gives you a better chance of having a healthy pregnancy and can benefit the health of your future baby. Pregnant people who are at a healthy weight are more likely to have a baby born at a healthy weight and time. This may also help lower the risk […]

How can I tell if I’m at a healthy weight?

Tools to assess your weight are just part of the picture.  Many other things including physical activity and diet are also involved. For more information, talk with your healthcare provider about your weight and health. To assess your weight: use the BMI calculator. use your waist circumference talk with your healthcare provider. Body Mass Index […]

Why is weight important?

When you’re at a healthy weight you’re at less risk of health problems such as: type 2 diabetes high blood pressure high cholesterol stroke osteoarthritis certain types of cancer Regardless of your gender, being at a healthy weight can make it easier to conceive a baby and help have a healthier pregnancy. If your weight […]