Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Preparing for Your Childbirth Class- Part 2

Part 2-
(This is part 2 of an ongoing series to help prepare students for their childbirth education class)

Proper Nutrition

A healthy diet is key to a healthy pregnancy, labor and recovery. Everything you eat is going to your baby so don't waste your calories. You don't have to be perfect, but don't fall into thinking that the baby will just get what it needs even if you are not eating properly.

We find that the mom's who feel best and stay low risk closely follow Dr Brewer's diet. In class you will get sheets to record your intake so you know how you are doing and can correct accordingly.

Here are some other great articles with information about pregnancy nutrition-

This post covers some easy and healthy pregnancy snacks. Many women have a harder time eating healthy when on the go or when they are already hungry.
Breastfeeding is the best way for your baby to get proper nutrition. Now is the time to start preparing for that by finding your local La Leche League and by learning about its many (hundreds!!!) benefits.

2 comments:

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