Pregnancy and Food

Weight gain in pregnancy- How much is healthy?
Weight gain in pregnancy- How much is healthy? (5 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 (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 (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 (5 votes, average: 4.80 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 (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 (6 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 »


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