It’s always important to properly prepare and store your food. It is especially important during pregnancy. Pregnant women and their unborn babies are more susceptible than others to food poisoning and other food borne illnesses. This is because your immune system is compromised somewhat while you are pregnant and your baby’s immune system hasn’t
When we find out that we’re pregnant, everything changes. All of a sudden, nothing that we do is just about us. We find ourselves considering our baby’s welfare in all of our choices, including what we eat (and don’t eat). Most of us know some basics that we need to give up while we’re pregnant.
There’s a lot of advice out there about eating fish while you’re pregnant. Some of it can be confusing. Some of it seems contradictory. Some of it is a little scary. So, how do you know the difference between a good catch and something you should throw back in the freezer until after the baby’s
For a long time, we’ve believed that a healthy pregnancy is one in which you eat balanced, reasonable meals, but that it’s not a time to diet. After all, you’re eating for two – at least, you need to eat with your baby in mind, to make sure that she gets all of the important
Just about every pregnant woman is told by her health care provider that she needs to take a prenatal vitamin. Certain specific nutrients, including folic acid, iron and calcium are essential to your baby’s growth, and so it’s no surprise that so many health care providers recommend supplements. (Apparently, there’s even been recent unfounded rumors