Bread, potatoes, rice, pasta, cereals
These products will give energy to you and your baby, and will help in case of possible problems with constipation and hemorrhoids, taking into account that these occurrences are the main problems during pregnancy.
Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables
Aim for diversity during consumption of fruits and vegetables. Try to eat at least five different and full meals of fruits and vegetables during the day to provide sufficient vitamins and minerals.
Include high protein foods
Red meat, chicken, fish, eggs, peas, nuts, hazelnuts, almonds. This food is full of iron, so try to eat at least two servings a day.
Do not miss the breakfast
Breakfast boosts the vitality, so start a healthy day for you and your baby.
Eat plenty of dairy products
Milk, cheese and yogurt. Dairy products will enrich your body with calcium which is important for teeth and bones of mothers and babies. What is also very important, buy milk and dairy products with low fat content.
Snacks should be nutritious
In the first trimester, the need for snacks is enormous whereas that you are often faced with fainting. Have a snack, but make sure that is nutritious. For snacks is recommended: fruit yogurt with low-fat, sesame snaps, vegetables, cereals, dairy drinks, fruit smoothies and of course fruits.
Try to eat two servings of fish each week
One of these fish meals should be oily, so you can choose salmon, trout, sardines etc. Consuming fish will provide fatty acids for your baby which are essential for the development of the eyes and brain.
Be active and try to maintain a healthy weight
During pregnancy it is normal to increase your body weight by 10-12 kg. Excessive weight gain can influence to your health and blood pressure. But you also should not trying to lose weight during pregnancy because it will limit the food for the baby. So, be active, and it will help to maintain the necessary weight and to prepare the body for birth.
Drink plenty of water and other liquids
Pregnant women dehydrate very quickly, that is why you should drink plenty of liquids, especially water and drinks without sugar.