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.

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.

Prenatal Vitamins from A to Z

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

Lentil-Veggie Soup Baby Food Recipe

With fresh tomatoes and legumes, this medley offers vitamin C and protein. For babies ages 8 months and up

Superpower Honey Waffles

You can make these ahead for eating on the run, or savor them at the table with all the toppings of your choice. Either way, they make a great morning fuel choice, thanks to whole grains, yogurt, and nut butter. This recipe was originally inspired by a whole wheat peanut butter waffle recipe from the waffle iron of the excellent Melissa Clark.

How to Eat Healthy in Those First Weeks With Baby

Celebrity nutritionist and mom of two Keri Glassman gives some dietician-approved hacks to keep your new-mom life full of healthy food.

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.

Weight Gain Calculator

Use our tool to calculate your pre-pregnancy BMI. This will give you a starting point for recommended weight gain.

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Food Cures for Morning Sickness and More

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.

10 (Surprising!) Prenatal Power Foods

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

Pregnancy Diet: 10 Rules To Eat By

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

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

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

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.

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.

Vegetarian Pregnancy Meal Plan

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

Avocado Chocolate Mousse

Finally, a dessert that's just as good for your body as it is your taste buds. This decadent-tasting mousse gets its rich, creamy texture from avocado, which delivers potassium to fend off pregnancy leg cramps. It's also loaded with folate, an important nutrient for your baby's neural development. Look for avocados that aren't too hard or soft, and garnish your mousse with fresh fruit or coconut flakes.

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