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Pregnancy and nutrition

Pregnant women really do experience a heightened sense of smell, which is basically the body’s way of steering them away from food that would be bad for the baby. Isn’t nature amazing? So here you can find a list of what a pregnant woman should eat on a daily basis for her and the baby’s health: (more…)

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Pregnancy is a beautiful thing for Dads too.

Seeing the ultrasound images of the baby for the first time is a powerful moment for expectant parents, and provide an opportunity for promoting positive bonding between mommy and daddy. According to a new study. “While all our fathers felt the mothers were receiving good care by a doctor, about half of them felt excluded or ignored and wished that providers would offer them more explanation and opportunity to ask questions during the appointment,’’ Dr. Tova Walsh says (a researcher at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health). (more…)

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  • What kinds of foods should I eat? A healthy eating plan for pregnancy includes nutrient-rich foods. Current U.S. dietary guidelines advise eating these foods each day:
    • fruits and veggies (provide vitamins and fiber)
    • whole grains, like oatmeal, whole-wheat bread, and brown rice (provide fiber, B vitamins, and other needed nutrients)
    • fat-free or low-fat milk and milk products or non-dairy soy, almond, rice, or other drinks with added calcium and vitamin D
    • protein from healthy sources, like beans and peas, eggs, lean meats, seafood (8 to 12 ounces per week), and unsalted nuts and seeds
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