Eating For Two!

woman visiting pregnant friend(BlackDoctor.org) — Congratulations!!! You’re about to be a Mommy! Maybe this is your first time or maybe it’s your fifth. Who cares? Being a mother is a blessing. Pregnancy is a joyous occasion, but it is also an occasion that requires a lot of precautions. During pregnancy what you eat, your baby eats, which is why it’s extremely important to learn how to eat for two.

Diet

A nutritious diet will provide you with the 40 or so essential nutrients needed by your body and for your baby’s health. The following is a list of the food groups, the suggested serving sizes and examples of servings for each group for pregnant women.

Bread, Grains and Pasta (6-11 servings)