Pregnancy and Food

Gestational diabetes mellitus
Gestational diabetes mellitus January 6, 2016 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Fast Facts Approximately 1 in 20 pregnant women will develop gestational diabetes You have an increased risk if you have a family history of Type 2 Diabetes, are overweight or have previously birthed a baby weighing more than 4.5kg Eating ... Read More »

Tips for pregnant yogis
Tips for pregnant yogis March 23, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

There are so many varying pieces of advice given to pregnant women who want to practice yoga. Pregnant yogis and those new to the practice often wonder what poses are safe and whether there are certain poses that should be ... Read More »

Weight gain in pregnancy- How much is healthy?
Weight gain in pregnancy- How much is healthy? May 20, 2014 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

If you’re pregnant or trying to conceive, you should be expecting to gain a bit of extra weight in the months of your pregnancy. Weight gain during pregnancy is normal and healthy. You could hardly grow that baby bump (which ... Read More »

Pregnancy diet: Foods to avoid
Pregnancy diet: Foods to avoid March 30, 2012 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Everyone knows that when you’re pregnant, you’re eating for two. Less obvious, however, is knowing the particular foods pregnant women shouldn’t eat in order to avoid infectious, food-borne diseases, as these can cause miscarriage, low birth weight or a higher ... Read More »

Pregnancy diet: Over-eating
Pregnancy diet: Over-eating March 29, 2012 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Let’s face it; Australia seems to have a serious case of the munchies. And it’s affecting our health. Over-eating naughty foods leads to health hangovers at anytime. However, if you’ve got a bun in the oven (or are thinking about ... Read More »

Caffeine in pregnancy
Caffeine in pregnancy March 29, 2012 (4 votes, average: 4.75 out of 5)

There is a reason why having that first hit of coffee in the morning feels like taking a drug – because it is. Caffeine may be widely consumed and fine in moderation, but it is a drug. When you’re in ... Read More »

Pregnancy diet: Under-eating
Pregnancy diet: Under-eating March 29, 2012 (3 votes, average: 4.67 out of 5)

In the midst of Australia’s obesity epidemic, there’s a lot of information about avoiding unhealthy, sugary foods and weight gain. In this climate we are rarely reminded (and only a few of us really need to be), that under-eating can ... Read More »

Alcohol and pregnancy
Alcohol and pregnancy November 30, 2011 (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

If you’ve got a special little bun in the baking oven, just remember what ingredients you’re cooking with. In this case, if the cook is tipsy, so is the bread. There are many studies on the dangers of drinking alcohol ... Read More »


Join our FREE monthly Newsletter!

Simply enter your email and first name below:

Parenthub respects your privacy. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time.
Please read our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.