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Healthy eating for pregnancy
Important nutrients in pregnancy
- Options for extra calcium in pregnancy include low-fat milk, yoghurt, hard cheeses and fortified soy drinks.
- For protein, try meat, cooked eggs, salmon or tuna, beans, nuts, lentils, chickpeas and tofu.
- Foods with iron include lean red meat and canned tuna. Foods with iron and folate include beans, green leafy vegetables, tofu, fortified breakfast cereals, wholegrain foods and nuts.
Foods to avoid in pregnancy
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