Feeding baby the same foods his parents and siblings are eating invites your little one to feel involved in the dinnertime ritual. (It also grants you control over the quality of his dinner and even saves time and money.) These … Continue reading →
During pregnancy, eating seafood is one big Do I? or Don’t I? debate. We’re here to take the guesswork out of going fishin’.
While some types of seafood provide wonderful nutrients for expectant moms and their tiny tadpoles, others range from slightly harmful to downright dangerous. It’s vital to know the difference, so take some notes and keep your little guppy healthy before … Continue reading →
Ten ways to work with your cravings—instead of against them—to give your baby the best start.
When it comes to eating healthily during pregnancy, a woman’s cravings can sometimes get the best of her. Even the most disciplined moms-to-be find themselves struggling to eat enough folic acid-rich foods, among other prenatal diet recommendations, when all they … Continue reading →
During pregnancy, your body banks on fluid more than ever. Here’s how to get the most bang for your cup.
We all know that drinking water is a good idea, but most of us don’t follow the “8×8 rule” religiously. When you find yourself expecting though, it’s time to start slurping —staying hydrated is a matter of utmost importance. Invest … Continue reading →
Stop skimping and start nourishing with easy, on-the-go meals for the morning.
Now that you’re busier than ever getting ready for baby, you may have begun to classify breakfast as a luxurious affair reserved only for weekends. But if you’ve started considering the milk in your morning latte the first meal of … Continue reading →
Ensure you’re getting the proper nutrition with this handy seven-day food guide.
As a dietician, blogger and mom, I tend to approach eating during pregnancy in a way that celebrates food both for its flavor and the nourishment it provides mom and baby. Amidst the first trimester energy drain and the onset … Continue reading →
Fill your freezer with healthy, homemade dishes prebaby so you can fill your tummy with delicious, easy-to-heat eats postbirth.
Banana bread When a newborn makes a quick trip to the bakery next to impossible, turn to this homemade treat to start your day off right. 5 ripe bananas, mashed 3/4 cup oil 4 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 6 tablespoons … Continue reading →
Does being with child have to mean going without your daily caffeine fix? Read this before overhauling your morning routine.
For many mamas-to-be, expecting a new baby means squeezing doctor appointments into an already packed schedule of meetings, carpool and housework. In the pre-baby bump days, you relied on your morning cup of joe to get you through the day … Continue reading →
Navigating the tricky business of outlawed edibles.
That wedge of artisanal brie from the cheese counter beckons you and your baby-growing body once again. But your conscience stops you short. Isn’t this bad for baby? Should I really eat this? So goes the conflicting internal dialogue of … Continue reading →
Beat the heat with a cool, refreshing and good-for-you treat.
The extra warmth produced by the pint-sized convector in your tummy can turn you into a sweaty Betty—especially during the summer—so you’ll need to make a concerted effort to replenish those fluids you’re perspiring. To help you rehydrate, we’ve compiled … Continue reading →