Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.
Join now
Share this Article
X

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

Read more

Join My First 1000 Days Club

Parenting peace of mind, just a click away. Get your personal weekly advice and solutions via email.

  • learn-nutritionLearn about nutrition at your pace
  • tailored-toolsTry out tailored practical tools
  • help-adviceGet help & answers you need in no time
Related Content
Article Reviews
Search

Still haven't found
what you are looking for?

Try our new smart question engine. We'll always have something for you.