Healthy eating during pregnancy September 08 2014

As a mum to be it is important to eat well. Eating a balance nutrient rich diet will make sure that you get all the necessary nutrients you and your developing baby needs.

The Australian Dietary Guidelines: Foods to be consumed

  • Vegetables - different types and colours
  • Fruit
  • Grain - including oats, bread, rice, pasta noodles
  • Lean meat - Fish, Poultry, nuts, seeds, legumes and beans
  • Milks - Yoghurts, milk mostly low fat
  • Water - Drink plenty of water daily

The Australian Dietary Guidelines: Foods to be avoided

  • Limit saturated fats
  • Choose foods low in salt
  • Limit food and drink with added sugar

 

Source: BabyCentre Australia Medical Advisory Board, May 2014