Comming soon

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Comming soon

How much weight will I gain?

COMING SOON...

A woman only needs about 300 extra HEALTHY calories a day.-AVERAGE: You should gain about 25-35 lbs-OVERWEIGHT: You should gain about 15-25 lbs-UNDERWEIGHT: You should gain about 28-40 lbs

Choose foods that have the vitamins and minerals you need for a healthy pregnancy.Keep your amount of "empty calories" low (These include soft drinks, desserts, fried foods, cheese, whole milk, and fatty meats)Take a prenatal vitamin and mineral supplement every day in addition to eating a healthy dietDO NOT DRINK ALCOHOL (This includes beer, wine, liquor, mixed drinks, malt beverages, etc)**Twins, Triplets, etc. require a different diet, so talk to your doctor!

What should I eat?

FOODS TO AVOID:-Raw or Undercooked Food of Animal Origin (These may contain an array of bacteria, viruses, and parasites)-Hot Dogs, Luncheon Meats, and Unpasteurized Dairy Foods (These foods are prone to Listeria monocytogenes)

ESSENTIAL VITAMINS & MINERALS

- Vitamin A & Beta Carotene (770 mcg)- Vitamin D (5 mcg)- Vitamin E (15 mg)- Vitamin C (80-85 mg)- Thiamin / B1 (1.4 mg)- Riboflavin / B2 (1.4 mg)- Niacin / B3 (18 mg)- Pyridoxine / B6 (1.9 mg)- Follic Acid / Folate (600 mg)- Calcium (1000-1300 mg)- Iron (27 mg)- Protein (71 mg)- ZInc (11-12 mg)

Choose foods that have the vitamins and minerals you needKeep your amount of "empty calories" low (These include soft drinks, desserts, fried foods, cheese, whole milk, and fatty meats)Drink enough water to keep you thirst under control (It is recommended to drink a glass of water every time you breastfeed)Use caution when drinking caffeine and alcoholDrinking a moderate amount (2-3 cups) of coffee a day DOES NOT affect your baby

What should I eat while breastfeading? .

A Newborn's Diet

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, it is best if new borns are breastfed exclusively for the first 6 months. Breastfeeding is best, but some mothers may need to use formulaNewborns will nurse about 8 to 12 times per day during the first weeks Newborns should not go more than about 4 to 5 hours without feeding!!COLOSTRUM is higher in protein, slightly lower in sugar, and significantly lower in fat than mature human milkApporximately 2-5 days after birth, Colostrum production will give way to a higher volume of transitional milk

The First Year Diet

- Solid foods should not be started before age 4 months - During the first 4 months, you should feed your baby an increaasing amount of formula or breastmilk a decreasing amount of times per day - During months 4-8, you should feed your baby a mixture of breastmilk/ formula, dry infant cereal, fruits, and vegetables - During months 9-12, you should continue feeding your baby the above foods in addition to incorporating, meats, starches, snacks, and juices

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