It is important to maintain a balanced diet both before and during your pregnancy to ensure the health of your growing baby.
In this video, NHSChoices.com provides several healthy eating tips to follow during the course of your pregnancy. One of the most important things you’ll want to obtain, even before you become pregnant, if possible, is folic acid. Folic acid helps to prevent neural tube defects such as spina bifida. You can get your recommended dose of folic acid by taking oral supplements or consuming plenty of whole grains, fruit juice, spinach, and other leafy greens. Learn more about which foods to eat, as well as which food to avoid, in this full clip.
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