Nutrition

Discover articles & nutritious recipes. Find healthy choices for you & your baby. Fit Pregnancy is your source for nutrition guidance during pregnancy, after pregnancy & while trying to get pregnant.

Nutrition During Pregnancy: 10 Do's and Don'ts

Healthy prenatal eating isn't just about avoiding--it's about choosing wisely.

5 Ways to Reduce Heartburn During Pregnancy

If pregnancy is giving you heartburn, you want it to stop, now. Here are five ways to extinguish the fire.

Guide To Drinking Tea During Pregnancy

From green tea to black, peppermint tea to roiboos, here's what to steep when you're expecting.

5 Baby Food Recipes With International Flavor

Expand your baby's palate with these easy, colorful recipes from the cookbook Around the World in 80 Purees.

Food Cures for Morning Sickness and More

10 Secretly Healthy Desserts for Pregnancy

These sweet treats are loaded with delicious flavors and plenty of pregnancy-friendly nutrients to keep you and your growing baby healthy. Go ahead, Mama, indulge.

7 Refreshing Summer Mocktails

You might have to pass on the traditional umbrella drinks this summer, but that doesn't mean that you can't enjoy sipping on these refreshing mocktails.

Nigella's Chocolate Banana Muffins

The oat bran and salt are my additions to this recipe, adapted from Nigella Kitchen. Children are very handy banana mashers.

Lemony Quinoa Pilaf with Cauliflower and Pine Nuts

If you don't mind using another small skillet, toast the pine nuts in the olive oil and pour the hot mixture over the rest of the pilaf.

Avocado With Cilantro and Lime

Excerpted from Around the World in 80 Purees: Easy Recipes for Global Baby Food by Leena Saini.

Jenna Dewan-Tatum Goes Gently Into New Motherhood

The animal-loving actress and new mom opens up to sister magazine Natural Health about motherhood, staying grounded, eating vegan and living out her life's true purpose.

Kourtney Kardashian Takes an Earthy Approach to Pregnancy

The TV star--and closet granola girl!--talks organic food, Ayurveda and spirituality during her pregnancy with youngest son, Reign Aston Disick with Fit Pregnancy sister magazine, Natural Health.

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Prenatal Vitamins from A to Z

Even the healthiest diets need a vitamin boost. Our experts explain what supplements you need during pregnancy.

Face-Off: Is It Safe to Eat Canned Tuna During Pregnancy?

Our experts face off. Chime in with your own comments.

10 (Surprising!) Prenatal Power Foods

Foods that provide the nutrition you need for a healthy pregnancy.

Celebrity Trainer Shares Her Pregnancy Meal Plan, But Should You Follow It?

Anna Kaiser is a super-fit celebrity who regularly works with celebrities like Karlie Kloss and Shakira. Lucky for all of us, she's shared her go-to pregnancy meal plan. But is it a safe one?

Pregnancy Diet: 10 Rules To Eat By

Top tips on what to eat now to better your baby's future health

Why You Need More Watermelon in Your Pregnancy Diet

More than just a pretty pink fruit, juicy watermelon can soothe morning sickness, help you stay hydrated and build a healthy baby.

Vegetarian Pregnancy Meal Plan

Even if you don't eat meat, you can get all the nutrients you need with our delicious recipes.

Super Foods + Smart Advice = The Best Prenatal Diet

Learn these food "equations" and apply them to your prenatal diet to keep you and your baby healthy.

Mango Oatmeal

Excerpted from Around the World in 80 Purees: Easy Recipes for Global Baby Food by Leena Saini.

Sesame Ginger Quinoa Spring Rolls

Quick-cooking quinoa (pronounced "keen-wah") has a light, nutty flavor, a slightly crunchy texture and comes in beige, red and black varieties. It's a good source of folate, a B vitamin that, when taken before conception and in early pregnancy, helps protect against neural-tube defects such as spinal bifida.

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