Eating healthy isn’t the only thing you have to do when you’re pregnant. Along with more calories, you need to get more fluids to keep everything running smoothly.
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When you’re pregnant, it’s important to take care of your body — that means getting exercise as well as following a healthy diet. So get out those comfortable workout clothes (this isn’t the time for skin-tight spandex), lace up a pair of supportive sneakers and get moving.
I’m due in a few short weeks. Once my baby arrives, most of my time and energy will go to him or her — at least until we get into a routine. To spare my husband and me endless nights of takeout, I’m planning ahead by stocking my fridge and freezer with some delicious and healthy foods. Here’s what’s cooking.
I’m not a big fan of supplements and try to get all my nutrients from healthy foods, but when you’re pregnant, your body needs an extra boost from a few key nutrients.
There are a few schools of thought about avoiding caffeine, alcohol and artificial sweeteners. Here is how I’m approaching it.
No doubt, being pregnant is wonderful, but there are definitely a few things that aren’t so fabulous. Eating especially can bring on the problems, but food can also be your friend in times of need.
What can’t I eat now? That’s one of the first questions that pops into your mind when you find out you’re pregnant. Sure, you cut out the alcohol and avoid caffeine, but what about those foods that might have lurking bacteria? Here are some I skip to cut back the risks.
“Are you hungry? Have more! You’re eating for two now.”
I’m pregnant with my first child, and it seems like everywhere I go everyone keeps telling me to eat, eat and eat some more. When you’re expecting, figuring out what and how much to eat can be tricky (even for a dietitian like me). Here is what I’m keeping in mind to help me stay healthy and energized. Rule #1: You’re not eating for two. Sorry!