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Frequently Asked Questions About Food in Pregnancy

Posted in Women's Health

The A-Z of good antenatal Nutrition

Alcohol

Constipation

Caffeine

Calcium content of full-fat and low-fat dairy

Cheese

Eating for two

A healthy snack might be:

Eggs

Fish

Folic acid

Heartburn

Herbal teas and herbal remedies

Iron

Meat

Nuts

Nausea

Supplements

Vitamin A

Weight Gain

Whipped ice-cream

Zinc and other minerals

For more information on foods to avoid or limit, food hygiene and food safety, please see the other INDI factsheets in the ‘Women’s Health’ section.

Further Information / Useful Links:

Updated by Fiona Dunlevy MINDI, Laura Harrington MINDI and Orna O Brien MINDI December 2015. Review date: November 2018.

© 2015 Irish Nutrition and Dietetics Institute, INDI. All rights reserved. May be reproduced in its entirety provided the source is acknowledged. This information is not meant to replace advice from your medical doctor or individual counselling with dietitian.  It is intended for educational and informational purposes only.

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