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Weight and Fertility

Download a PDF of this fact sheet here How do I know if I am a good weight for pregnancy? One of the easiest ways to determine if you are underweight or overweight is to calculate your body mass index (BMI). There are many tables available online (search term: BMI table). Enter your height and weight into the tool to see your BMI. What is a normal BMI? A BMI between 19 and 24 is considered normal; less than 19 is considered underweight. A BMI between 25 and 29 is considered overweight and

Osteoporosis

Download a PDF of this fact sheet here What are osteoporosis and osteopenia? Osteoporosis and osteopenia are conditions of having low bone mass (density). This leads to weakening of the bones and a higher risk of breaking a bone (fracture). Osteoporosis is diagnosed when a person’s bone mineral density measurement falls below a certain threshold. When bone mass is lower than average, but not as low as with osteoporosis, a person is said to be osteopenic. People with osteopenia also have a