Pregnancy Nutrition Basics

You’re pregnant? Well, congratulations!

For a lot of women, learning that they are carrying their future child is a great opportunity to make any lifestyle changes which will support their pregnancy.

Nutrition is one of the best places you can start.

During pregnancy, your body is working so hard to support you and your growing baby so treating yourself with care and respect is the best thing you can do. The little embryo inside you needs heaps of nutrients in order to grow into a healthy baby.

If you haven’t given much thought to your diet in the past, don’t worry. It’s never too late to start making sure you eat the best foods for a healthy pregnancy. Start today. Start right now. Do it! You really can.

In this short animation, we’ll be giving you an overview of what good nutrition during pregnancy means. We’ll be covering:
Recommendations for each food group (vegetables & fruit, carbs, dairy and protein)
What a serving size is and some examples
Foods that are best avoided during pregnancy, and
Where to go for help, including those with special requirements.

The full article and animation is available over at 

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See you soon!

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