I thought it might be nice to go over some basic nutrition points. For the next five posts we'll look...
I thought it might be nice to go over some basic nutrition points. For the next five posts we'll look at what to eat your 1st, 2nd, and 3rd trimester, then peek at what to munch if you're pre or post-pregnancy. first trimester diet The first trimester: This is the brutal time of morning sickness, a quickly developing little person inside you, and tons o' excitement. Eating right is key to both you and your baby's health. If you are experiencing morning sickness, ginger anything can help - ginger slices, ginger seasoning, ginger tea, and so on. Also stocking your bed side with crackers, so you can munch a few right when you wake up can help. To learn more read: How to deal with morning sickness. Your baby is growing super speed right now. I know it doesn't seem like it, because your belly is still mostly flat, but this is a time of major cell growth. During this stage you're not eating for two, you can keep your calories pretty much what they were before you became pregnant. If you do have morning sickness, your priority is food you won't heave, more so than solid nutrition. That said, still try to fit in foods with lots of nutrition per serving. Foods with bland smells are good to try. During early pregnancy your body is working overtime, so try some fatigue fighting foods - combined foods that mix protein with carbs. Try hummus (I like red bell pepper hummus) and whole wheat crackers and a carrot, or eat a slice of cheese with an apple and some tomato juice. Cereal is another nice bland, but nutritious food. Have a bowl with milk and a banana. To learn more about first trimester nutrition read:

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