Planning a pregnancy or already have a ‘bun in the oven’? Either way, it’s good to prepare yourself to ensure a healthy nine-month term.
One of the best preparations you can have is to watch what you eat. You may think food is purely for sustenance. But during pregnancy, what you put in affects your hormones, every single cell in your body and ultimately your baby. Yes, don’t forget that you’re eating for two – and your baby is the direct recipient of your food intake. So, it’s vital that you eat right for a healthy weight gain and increased energy – this means having a nutrient-rich diet!
Here are some foods that you should consider tucking into: