What Should You Eat When You’re Breastfeeding?

If you’ve decided to breastfeed, you don’t need to start a special diet. What’s important is to make sure you’re eating a balanced and varied diet to maintain your energy levels. You will need some extra energy to sustain you when breastfeeding (and of course for looking after your baby, particularly in the middle of the night!). But you don’t need to ‘eat for two’ and can usually get the nutrients you need from eating […]



Taking Supplements During Pregnancy

Good nutrition is vital to promote both a healthy pregnancy and baby. It is important to be vigilant about getting enough nutrients to nourish your body and support your baby’s development as best you can. Remember that your nutritional requirements are different during pregnancy as your body is working extra hard; if your body is deficient in a vitamin or mineral, this can have consequences for the health of your baby. You can get most […]



The Importance of Vitamin D for Mother and Child

Nutrition is of the utmost importance throughout a woman’s pregnancy and while breastfeeding to ensure mother and child are getting all their essential nutrients. One such nutrient to pay attention to is Vitamin D, which plays a critical role in development and continued health. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble Vitamin, which means the body stores it for use later on.  The main source of Vitamin D is from daily unprotected exposure to the sun, but […]