Weekly Nutrition advice in Week 6
- You must be selective in your meal choices; you cannot just eat whatever you want these days. You are after all eating for two in terms of quality.
- Eating the right foods in the right amounts require planning. Eat foods high in iron and calcium, magnesium, folic acid and zinc.
- You also need fiber and fluids to help alleviate any constipation problems. Foods to help your baby grow and develop include:
Bread, cereal, pasta and rice - at least 6 servings/day
Fruits - 3-4 servings/day
Vegetables - 4 servings/day
Meat and other protein sources - 2-3 servings/day
Dairy products - 3-4 servings/day
Fats, sweets and other 'empty' calorie foods - 2-3 servings/day