Pregnancy Blogs

Vitamin D Requirements for Infants and Toddlers

Growing children need lots of energy and nutrients to support their growth and development and a good routine can help them to meet these requirements. Eating together as a family can support children to learn about and enjoy food. Offering three main meals, breakfast, lunch and tea is a great way of planning the variety…

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Overnight Oats 5 Ways

Breakfast, as we know, is an important meal and a great way to start the day. Along with providing us with energy, breakfast can be a good source of important nutrients such as calcium, iron and B vitamins as well as protein and fibre. Overnight oats are so simple to prepare and they are a…

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Pregnancy Infographics

Pregnancy Infographics The following infographics produced by the Early Start Nutrition team can be downloaded or used on your social media accounts. The infographics are a useful way to highlight important health and wellbeing messages and can be linked to health promotion themes in your setting/place of work. Download your copy here now! Download your…

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Which Vitamin Supplements Should I Take During My Pregnancy?

Eating a healthy, varied diet in pregnancy will help you to get most of the vitamins and minerals you need. But when you are pregnant you will need to take some supplements. We explore the current recommendations. , Which Vitamin Supplements Should I Take During My Pregnancy? By Edwina Revel

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What does a healthy diet look like during pregnancy?

Healthy eating is important for everyone, it is especially important during pregnancy. We talk about the key nutrient requirements and top tips for eating well. , What does a healthy diet look like during pregnancy? By Georgia Leech

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Is it important to stay active during pregnancy?

Find out the benefits of being active during pregnancy and discover how long women should aim to be active each day, including ideas for safe, fun activity during pregnancy , Is it important to stay active during pregnancy? By Jamie Douglas

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Foods to limit and avoid during your pregnancy

With so much information available advising women on what and what not to eat during pregnancy, it can be difficult to know what’s fact from fiction.  In this months blog we’ll be exploring the foods you need to both limit and avoid during pregnancy to help keep you and baby happy and healthy. If you…

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Healthy Eating in Pregnancy Blog

Healthy eating is especially important during pregnancy and breast feeding to ensure mum and baby are receiving adequate amounts of nutrients for optimal growth and development. There are some important nutrients, including some particular vitamins and minerals, that are needed in pregnancy and wherever possible these should be provided by a balanced diet. Using the…

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