The foundations of a healthy diet: part two

As you know, there is a lot going on in your body when you're pregnant - your body is adapting to the incredible fact that you're growing a baby! Nutrition plays a huge part in keeping you healthy and supporting your baby's healthy development. But with so many mixed messages …

The foundations of a healthy diet: part one

Fad diets and 'healthy' eating plans hit the internet almost daily, and it often means you have to stop eating certain food groups - usually carbohydrates and fats! This article explains why getting the right amount of protein, carbohydrates, and healthy fats in your diet whilst pregnant is important your …

Alcohol and pregnancy

The topic of alcohol and pregnancy is an emotive one and has attracted media attention because of concerns of the negative health impacts on the developing baby. For this reason if you are pregnant you are advised not to  drink excessively. But what does that actually mean? Is it safe …

Foods to avoid in pregnancy

Do you know which foods to avoid in pregnancy, or the reasons why you are advised to avoid them? This article is worth a read to avoid any unnecessary complications in your pregnancy. Cheese to avoid You should avoid eating soft blue-veined cheese and soft cheeses with a white rind in pregnancy. …