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Health Information For Parents
Prep time: 55 minutes
Serving size: About 1/2 cup of fries
This recipe has important nutrients for mom and baby, including:
Vitamin A helps develop a baby’s heart, eyes, and immune system. Good sources of vitamin A include milk, orange fruits and vegetables (such as cantaloupe, carrots, and sweet potatoes), and dark leafy greens. Prenatal vitamins should not contain more than 1,500 micrograms (5,000 IU) of vitamin A and pregnant women should not take vitamin A supplements. Both too little and too much vitamin A can harm a developing fetus.
To eat well during pregnancy, your extra calories should come from nutritious foods that contribute to your baby’s growth and development.
Advice and information for expectant and new parents.
Moms-to-be have a lot of questions about what’s safe during pregnancy. Keep your sanity by knowing what you can – and can’t – do before your baby arrives.
Here are answers to some common questions about what breastfeeding mothers should and shouldn’t eat and drink.
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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