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What Can You Eat?


Adopt a varied, balanced diet

Monday, May 29th, 2017

Drinking 1.5 to 2 litres of liquids per day ensures that your kidneys are working properly and allows you to effectively combat constipation, which is a minor inconvenience common to most moms-to-be.

  • Choose your food carefully
  • Eat your meals at regular intervals. If you feel hungry, include a snack in the morning and mid-afternoon.
  • Adopt a varied, balanced diet, including:

- milk and dairy products, for their high calcium content

- meat, eggs and fish (red meat in particular is the best source of iron)

- large amounts of bread, rice, pasta, grains and potatoes, along with cereal or bread for   breakfast.

- fruit and vegetables, particularly green leafy vegetables that will provide you with the      folic acid that you need.

- fats such as oil and butter, for both you and baby.

- Do Not forget liquids: at least 1.5 liter of water per day.

  • A daily 0.4mg folic acid supplement (vitamin B9) is often strongly recommended up to the 12th week of pregnancy and longer in the event of a particular previous history known to your doctor

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