You’re pregnant – congratulations! Now you can sit back and enjoy your favorite foods. After all, you’re eating for two. And with the hard work your body’s going through, you deserve it, right? Not so fast. There are potential uncomfortable side effects to tend to, foods to avoid, and nutrients to prioritize. So, let's explore pregnancy nutrition.
You carried your baby inside you for nine months, watching your belly (and more) stretch before your eyes. Now that he or she is on the outside, you might be excited to get back to some of your pre-pregnancy activities, or you might be eager to get into shape after baby. But let’s take a quick breath here. You just had a baby! Your body (and mind) went through a lot, and you owe it to yourself to ease into any postpartum exercise routine.