According to a recent study, 2 out of 3 women aren’t sure how much they should be eating for a healthy pregnancy. There’s a good deal of nutritional do’s and don’t’s when it comes to housing a baby, but one particularly simple rule is pretty straightforward–being pregnant doesn’t mean a free pass to ‘eat for two’.
Cheeses get a bad rap during pregnancy–but not all are created equal. Check out this list of safe-to-eat cheeses; there’s surprisingly plenty to choose from, all of which are great sources of protein, calcium and B vitamins–not to mention a healthy alternative to satisfying any cravings for salty foods.
So the British summer may not be known for sweltering climes, but just a little spike in the mercury coupled with the increased body temperature that comes with being pregnant is enough to make the sunny season less than pleasant.
Around a quarter of women have it – but what does it mean if you do?
While 80% of expectant mums confess to indulging their pregnancy penchants for certain foods, the truth is your body (bump included) probably doesn’t need that super-sized order of salty fries — or the midnight gallon of Ben & Jerry’s with a pickle on top.