When we decide to have a baby it’s a huge decision and our nutritional status from before we conceive right through our pregnancy and beyond will impact on our health and well-being as well as that of our baby
During pregnancy I found it so frustrating trying to figure out what I can and can’t drink, feverishly googling ingredients to add to my check list of ‘safe teas’ and beating myself up if I’d accidentally drank a tea on the no go list.
there are a list of vegetables and fruits known as the “dirty dozen” which are known to be particularly high in pesticides when not organically grown. ⠀⠀These are the ones I want to draw your attention to; to make you aware of.
Have I missed a crucial opportunity to insure my child’s health and life shall they ever need a stem cell transplant because of a blood cancer, bone marrow failure or the countless other metabolic diseases they may development during their lifetime
Everyone is different when it comes to pregnancy and no two pregnancies are ever the same and this applies to the early symptoms of pregnancy as well. I always wonder about the women who suddenly go into labour and yet they swear they had no idea they were pregnant!
We’re made up of 90% water and drinking plenty of water for you and your unborn baby is essential. Not only does it ease constipation and those pesky and painful haemorrhoids (oh the joys of pregnancy know no bounds)