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Expectant moms need more nutrition, and may be more vulnerable to certain food-borne illnesses. 

Here are some tips for healthy eating and safe food handling.

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What to Eat When Pregnant

What to Eat When Pregnant

November 4, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Healthy eating is always important and when you’re pregnant it's vital. Here is a guide on what to eat when pregnant to ensure that you and your baby get all the nutrition you need.
Foods to Limit or Avoid When You're Pregnant

Foods to Limit or Avoid When You're Pregnant

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Some foods can be harmful to pregnant women and should be avoided. If you're wondering what not to eat when pregnant, these guidelines will help.
Dietary Sources of Essential Nutrients During Pregnancy

Dietary Sources of Essential Nutrients During Pregnancy

August 6, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Most pregnant women are prescribed multivitamin and mineral supplements. But it’s still important to get essential nutrients from food.
Dealing With Cravings During Pregnancy

Dealing With Cravings During Pregnancy

August 4, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Some women experience cravings for certain foods during pregnancy; we've all heard about pickles and ice cream. But some cravings should be reported to your healthcare provider.
Eating Guidelines for a Healthy Pregnancy

Eating Guidelines for a Healthy Pregnancy

August 4, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Whether you're curious about that to eat during pregnancy or want to make sure you get all the nutrition you and your baby need, Canada's Food Guide can help.
Practicing Food Safety While You're Pregnant

Practicing Food Safety While You're Pregnant

August 4, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Food safety is extra important when you're pregnant. Follow these tips to avoid bacteria and parasites that may make you sick and affect your unborn baby.
Healthy Vegetarian Eating During Pregnancy

Healthy Vegetarian Eating During Pregnancy

August 4, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

It’s possible to have a healthy pregnancy if you are vegetarian, but it takes careful planning - you will need extra amounts of iron, calcium, and vitamin B12.
Dietary Supplements During Pregnancy

Dietary Supplements During Pregnancy

August 4, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Most pregnant women are prescribed a daily vitamin and mineral supplement to meet their extra nutritional needs.

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