Nutrition

Nutrition

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Greer Berry

Busting food myths

When you're pregnant, you become more aware than ever before about your food and drink decisions.

Blogger stands by crazy diet

"I'm proof you don't have to become a whale when you're pregnant."

Caffeine count

How does a short black, a can of Red Bull and a cup of tea compare in the caffeine stakes?

Sugar-free pregnancy?

Do you need to add sugar to the long list of food to avoid during pregnancy?

Pregnancy weight gain

"You're only seven months pregnant? Wow. You're big! Sure there's only one in there?" Cue laughter.

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Milk

Raw milk warning

US doctors are warning that pregnant women and children should not drink raw milk, due to bacterial risks.

Can pregnant women eat nuts?

If you eat peanuts during pregnancy do you increase the chances of your baby developing a nut allergy?

RICE

Dangers of reheated rice

No doubt you're aware of the food poisoning risks of chicken, eggs and shellfish but did you know reheated rice can be dodgy too?

Pregnant

Eating disorders in pregnancy

A recent study found that eating disorders in pregnant woman are more common than you might think. A mum shares her story

eating for two

Christmas eating while pregnant

Christmas turkey, seafood or ham; however you decide to dine this Christmas, if you're pregnant there are a few things to keep in mind.

Blogger

Blogger's extreme diet

This blogger lives on a raw food diet that includes 20 bananas a day. And she's 26 weeks pregnant.

DONUT

Pregnancy and junk food

Mothers who eat junk food while they are pregnant are more likely to have children with behavioural problems, a new study says.

Coffee

Is coffee allowed?

It's often one of the first questions a woman asks when she learns she's pregnant - can I keep drinking coffee or caffeinated sodas?

Fat child, child obesity

Make healthy changes

Your child's eating habits are influenced from when they’re in the womb - or even before – but it’s never too late to make healthy changes.

Red wine

Alcohol use linked to SIDS: study

About one in six sudden infant deaths may be linked to their mothers' heavy alcohol use during or soon after pregnancy, according to a new study from Australia.

GINGER BEER

Booze-free recipes

Whether you're pregnant, breastfeeding, doing FebFast, or just not much of a drinker, here are some thirst-quenching drinks that pack a booze-free punch.

EATING FOR TWO

Don't eat for two

The amount of food a woman consumes during pregnancy shouldn't increase substantially. You might be surprised at just how little you should increase your food intake.

Fat child

Kids inherit weight woes

A mother's weight before and during pregnancy can have a life-long impact on children's health.

Pregnant belly

Not all fats are equal

New research has found that the fat around a woman's organs is more dangerous to her and her baby's health during pregnancy than the spare tyre around her tummy.

Fizzy drink

Soft drinks linked to premature birth

Women who drink a lot of sweet sodas during pregnancy may be more likely to give birth prematurely, a new study suggests.

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