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50 Foods Every Pregnant Woman Should Eat

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Monday, January 25, 2010 | 0 comments

50 Foods Every Pregnant Woman Should EatMost people are already very familiar with the foods that pregnant women must avoid – alcohol, excess caffeine, raw seafood, and the like – but few take pause to think about what they should consume. Experts generally recommend that pregnant women stick with the portions recommended by the USDA’s Food Pyramid guidelines, with specific boosts to certain nutrients such as iron, folic acid, fiber, Vitamin C, protein, calcium, Vitamin A, magnesium, and a few others.

These extremely valuable substances help both mother and child healthy and safe by promoting blood flow, building tissues in the brain and other organs, fortifying the immune system, strengthening bones and teeth, allowing for better vitamin absorption, and numerous other benefits. The following foods ought to find their way into a pregnancy diet, even if some of them must be ingested in moderation or within certain parameters.

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Image: Surviving In-vitro Fertilization: IVF Stories and Inspiration from the Women who have been there, by Karen Daniels. Publisher: CreateSpace (July 29, 2011)-Surviving In-vitro Fertilization: IVF Stories and Inspiration from the Women who have been there
by Karen Daniels

-- True IVF stories and inspiration from the women who have been there. In-vitro fertilization is not a journey you need to take alone.

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About Catherine: I am mom to three grown sons, two grandchildren and two rescue dogs. After years of raising my boys as a single mom, I remarried a wonderful man who had never had a child of his own. Unexpectedly, I found myself pregnant at 49!
Sadly we lost that precious baby at 8 weeks, and decided to try again. Five more losses, turned down for donor egg, foster care and adoption due to my age and losses - we have accepted that there will be no more babies in our house.

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