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 …

Fill your freezer – before your baby arrives!

If you speak to any new mum, she'll tell you that a full freezer was a godsend with a newborn in the house. Finding time to shower and dress can be a struggle, so the last thing you'll want to do is whip up a tasty meal. And there really …

Food vs. Supplements

Eating real food is usually the best way to meet your body's nutritional needs, rather than taking supplements. However, you may not be getting enough of the vitamins and minerals your body needs for a healthy pregnancy. So, even if you do eat a well-balanced diet, taking an antenatal multivitamin/mineral …

Recommended supplements for pregnancy

When choosing supplements, make sure you choose supplements for pregnancy, rather than general supplements. This is because they may contain vitamins and nutrients that are either not safe, or contain unsafe levels for you in pregnancy. Supplements which are safe for pregnancy will be clearly labelled. Multivitamin / mineral Your nutritional needs …