Expecting moms, have you packed your bag? No, not that hospital bag, the other one—the one with the snacks. Many moms rushed to the delivery room only to spend the next several hours watching the clock and wishing their food hadn’t come from a vending machine.
Beat the hurry-up-and-wait game by making sure you’ve packed delicious,energy-boosting snacks for labor and recovery. Easy to assemble ahead of time, simple bites will keep you well while you wait for baby:
- dried fruit
- trail mixes
- granola bars
- peanut butter
- Emergen-C (vitamin C drink mix)
- easy to eat fruit( like apples, bananas and grapes)
- fruit salad
- sparkling water
- sports drink
- fruit juices (juice boxes can be handy)
- anything your heart desires—it’s all about you(r), baby!