NUTRITION

 

Vitamins And Nutrients You Need During Pregnancy

Folic acid helps reduce the risk of birth defects such as Spina Bifida. The most important time to take it is a few months before you conceive and during the first trimester (12 weeks). During this period, it’s important... read more

What Kind Of Foods Should I Be Eating?

During pregnancy your unborn child gets all the nutrients they need to grow and develop from you. So, to ensure that you and your child stay healthy and strong during this exciting period, it is important that you eat... read more

Are you getting enough Folic acid?

Have you heard about Folic Acid? It’s a B vitamin and is really important for all women before and during the early stages of pregnancy. It is usually better to get all the nutrients you need from eating whole foods rather than ... read more


The importance of iron during pregnancy

Iron is very important during pregnancy for both you and your developing child. Iron plays a crucial role in transporting oxygen all around the body and also plays an important role in protecting overall health

Dietary iron exists in two forms haem iron and non haem iron. Haem iron is more readily absorbed by .... read more

Breast feeding is the best for babies. The World Health Organisation recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life.


Unnecessary introduction of bottle feeding or other food and drinks will have a negative impact on breastfeeding. After six months of age, infants should receive age-appropriate food while breastfeeding continues for up to two years of age or beyond.


Consult your doctor before deciding to use infant formula or if you have difficulty breastfeeding.