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Eating for Two: A Maternity Eating Plan

Posted by Taz Ami on

As soon as we see that first positive pregnancy test, our first thought goes to - What should I eat to keep my baby healthy?  All of our diet plans are thrown out the window to make sure that we have a healthy balanced diet.  While eating for two does mean a few extra calories daily, about 300 during the second trimester and 450 during the third trimester, it does not mean you should add an extra large bag of potato chips! So what should you be eating?  Here are some recommendations on what to include in your maternity eating...

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