Here is a great summary on optimal nutrition during pregnancy.
Fats are an essential part of a healthy diet, but some fats are better for your health than others.
You should aim to have enough of the good fats in your diet and reduce the bad ones pregnant or not.
Consuming good fats in pregnancy are essential because they support your baby’s brain and eye development both before and after birth.
Fats also help the placenta and other tissues grow, and studies show that some fats may help prevent preterm birth and low birth weight.
Here are great protein and dairy food choices in pregnancy.
Before we get into the don’ts, let’s discuss the Dos of eating in pregnancy!
What does eating for two really mean?
What is needful and what is over the top?
Why is Folic acid important?
Breast feeding could feel like a science especially for first time mums. Here are a few positions that are helpful when breast feeding your little one. Remember to be patient.
Breast feed as often as your baby demands. 8-12 times in 24 hours is recommended. Your baby would give hunger signals by mouthing towards your nipples and even sometimes crying.