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You've probably heard a lot about nutrition for a healthy pregnancy. It's equally important after your baby's born - especially if you're breastfeeding.  

Here's some essential information to consider.

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Eating Well With Canada's Food Guide for new Moms

Eating Well With Canada's Food Guide for new Moms

August 8, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Sometimes, it's challenging to make healthy choices about what to eat - or what not to eat - after you've had a baby.
Calcium and Vitamin D for New Moms

Calcium and Vitamin D for New Moms

August 5, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Calcium and vitamin D are essential for maintaining healthy bones and teeth and fighting chronic diseases. Here's some advice to help ensure you get enough.
Fish and Mercury

Fish and Mercury

August 5, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Canada's Food Guide recommends that adults eat at least two servings of fish each week. Here’s some advice on meeting that guideline.
Folic Acid for New Mothers

Folic Acid for New Mothers

August 5, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Health Canada recommends that all women of childbearing age take a multivitamin with 0.4 milligrams (400 micrograms) of folic acid every day and eat a diet rich in folate.
Getting Enough Iron After Pregnancy

Getting Enough Iron After Pregnancy

August 5, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Iron is important for the health of new moms, especially if you're breastfeeding.
Healthy Vegetarian Eating for New Moms

Healthy Vegetarian Eating for New Moms

August 5, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Meat can be a good source of iron and other nutrients. But - as long as you plan your meals properly - you can get all the energy you need from a vegetarian diet.
Supplements and Vitamins for New Moms

Supplements and Vitamins for New Moms

August 5, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Healthy foods can provide most of nutrients your body needs right now. But if you're breastfeeding, you should take a supplement.

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