As you’re waiting to bring your little one into the world, learn to eat a balanced diet. By planning your nutrition carefully, you can make sure you and your baby get the essential nutrients needed for well-being now and in the future.
Simple lifestyle adjustments and proper nutritional choices may help women maintain a healthy weight before pregnancy, and gain appropriate amounts of weight during pregnancy:
- Eat frequent, small meals. They’ll give you energy all day.
- Cut back on refined carbohydrates (sugar) and saturated fats (e.g. pizza or chips)
- Be active – from regular daily walks to swimming