Ep 42: Proper Nutrition During Pregnancy – All About Pregnancy & Birth Podcast with Dr. Nicole C. Rankins
by Dr. Nicole Calloway Rankins

Episode #42: proper nutrition during pregnancy 

For this 3rd part in the series related to weight during pregnancy, I’m going to talk about nutrition during pregnancy. You’re going to learn practical information and advice on how you can best optimize your health during pregnancy with proper nutrition.

I’ll explain what macronutrients and micronutrients are all about, as well as some important information that you should know about food safety so that you can avoid foodborne illnesses.

We’re also going to debunk some of the myths that we commonly hear in relation to nutrition during pregnancy. This episode is packed with tons of information about nutrition and pregnancy, so make sure you have your pen and paper with while listening!

In this Episode, You’ll Learn About:

  • Nutrition during pregnancy
  • What foods you need to avoid when pregnant
  • Knowing your macro & micronutrients
  • Common myths related to nutrition and pregnancy
  • When you should see a nutritionist
  • Food choices
  • Why taking excessive vitamins can be dangerous for your pregnancy
  • The limits on caffeine intake

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