A balanced diet in pregnancy helps your baby to grow and develop.
Eating a variety of different foods helps you get the right nutrients you and your baby need.
Have a healthy breakfast every day, eat plenty of fruit and vegetables as well as fibre.
Foods that should be avoided in pregnancy
Anything made from unpasteurised milk
Certain cheese: Ripened goats’ cheese, Brie, Camembert, chèvre
There is no need to eat for 2, even if you are expecting more than one baby.
Avoid snacking on foods that are high in sugar and fat.
Don’t forget to take folic acid supplements