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Iron, protein, and vitamins A and C, make this steak the perfect prenatal dinner. Pair it with a folate and calcium-rich spinach salad for the ultimate pregnancy power meal. Bonus: It’s so delicious you won’t even miss your usual glass of Malbec. Related: 5 Ways to Rock Your Pregnancy Diet
When you find out you’re pregnant, you can almost feel your to-do list Growing from XL to OMG. There are books to read, rooms to redo, an almost absurd number of things to buy—and on top of it all, you’re supposed to morph into a responsible, even-keeled, fully actualized adult in nine months. Hellooo, intimidation. “Many women are afraid they’ll be found inadequate when it comes to pregnancy and being a mom,” says Laurel Schwartz, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist in Stamford, Conn.
“They end up wasting the whole nine months worrying about falling short.”
Even before she became a new mom, Daphne Oz knew a thing or two about the importance of creating moments of bliss in her daily life--as evidenced by this excerpt from her book "Relish: An Adventure in Food, Style, and Everyday Fun." Whether you're trying to conceive, rocking a baby bump, or are already a veteran of motherhood, we think you'll be as inspired by Daphne's list as much as we are. Remember: A happier mom equals a happier baby!