What are the Recommendations for Supplements during Pregnancy?

What are the Recommendations for Supplements during Pregnancy?

For this blog, I want to talk all about a topic that can be quite confusing – what are the recommendations for supplements during pregnancy. Most of the time, the overall guidelines for a healthy and balanced diet are that we should aim to get the majority of our nutrition…

How To Eat Well During Pregnancy – Pregnancy Food Checklist

How To Eat Well During Pregnancy

Eating well during pregnancy Pregnancy is probably one of the most important times in your live to try to eat well. Your body is producing a whole other person and you’re growing and changing at a very rapid rate. This means that getting a ‘balanced diet’ is very important during…

What Foods are Best to Help with Fertility?

Fertility Foods

If you’re trying for a baby, typing the words ‘fertility foods’ into a search engine can immediately pull up a mammoth list of lotions, potions. As well as foods that are all supposed to help support conception. However, the truth is that most of these ‘quick fixes’ are not going…

Having a Second Baby

As many of you will now know, I’m expecting baby number two in July. Exciting times!! I’ll be updating lots of my blogs on Pregnancy Nutrition very soon, and writing lots more content about this area too. Today I wanted to work with a specialist all about tips for getting…

Introducing Allergens During Weaning

Introducing Allergens During Weaning

Blog written by Penny Barnard, Paediatric Dietitian, PhD RD Cert Allergy MBDA. Weaning can be a daunting & anxious time for parents, especially when advice is changing and it is now recommended that common food allergens are introduced early, rather than late. The weaning process should be an enjoyable, happy…

Pregnancy Symptoms – Third Trimester

Pregnancy Symptoms - The Third Trimester

Trimester by Trimester! Trimester 3 Each month I’ve been writing about the pregnancy trimesters, with support and recipes from the wonderful Adam from @atdadstable. Adam shares some fab recipes to go along with my blog each month and we are focusing on pregnancy symptoms. Check out my advice from Pregnancy…

Pregnancy Symptoms – Second Trimester

Pregnancy Symptoms - Second Trimester

Trimester by Trimester! Trimester 2 Pregnancy can be SUCH an exciting time for most new mums-to-be. It’s also a time when there are SO.MANY.QUESTIONS. Then throw changing hormones, unwanted pregnancy symptoms and the realisation that things are going to change into the mix. You can also see how it can…

Pregnancy Symptoms – First Trimester

Pregnancy Symptoms - First Trimester

Trimester by Trimester! Trimester 1 Pregnancy can be SUCH an exciting time for most new mums-to-be. It’s also a time when there are SO.MANY.QUESTIONS. Throw changing hormones, unwanted pregnancy symptoms and the realisation that things are going to change into the mix and you can also see how it can…

Mum and Baby: How Much Iron Should We Have?

Most of us will have heard that iron is a mineral and an important component of a healthy, balanced diet but do we really understand how much iron we should be getting during pregnancy and how much babies should be having in the early years of life? The importance of…

How Much Sugar Should We Eat?

how much sugar is ok

Something that still troubles me is that people still don’t really seem to understand the truth about sugar. What it is, what it’s in and why it’s not so good for our health? How much sugar should we eat is a question that many people ask me. This article aims…