Finding out you are pregnant is supposed to be an exciting time. But for some women they find it overwhelming as there is so much information out there about what do, what to eat, and what to avoid – a lot of it is contradictory and confusing and therefore very challenging for expecting Mums to know what to do.
Food is important not only for the development and life of a growing baby but also for the mother. As a result, a healthy diet should be a priority for the mother. However, as we all know, it is VERY hard to worry about what we are eating especially in your first trimester when you may be feeling unwell a lot of the time. Before getting pregnant, many women probably think that when they get pregnant they will eat lots of healthy foods – fruit and veggies, green smoothies etc. However, when you discover you are pregnant, these thoughts can go out the window depending on how you are feeling. Many women experience morning sickness through the first trimester (and some beyond) and often the last thing that you feel like are green vegetables. Read More