Trying to get pregnant this year? Diet can play an important role in a woman's ability to conceive and maintain a healthy pregnancy.
Nutrition plays a critical role in the development of the infant in the womb, and deficiencies that are present before pregnancy can have an impact on the health of both mother and baby. Whether you're battling infertility, thinking about trying for a baby this year, or already pregnant, the food that you eat can enhance the overall experience.
Read on to find out what foods are the best (and worst) for baby-making.
The Basics of Fertility — Consider the Whole Body
Before we get into the specifics of foods, let's consider a few other nutritional facts that are important to consider when you're eating with fertility in mind.
Eating for Two — The Best of the Best for Mom & Baby
The Definite Don'ts of Eating for Fertility
about the author
Aimee McNew, MNT is a certified nutritionist and a writer who specializes in women's health, fertility, autoimmunity, and the Paleo diet. She is passionate about helping others find success through simplified nutrition. Her first book, The Everything Guide to Hashimoto's Thyroiditis: A Healing Plan for Managing Symptoms Naturally released in October, and has been the #1 bestselling new release in gluten-free diets. Order it from Amazon!
All opinions expressed on this site are strictly that: opinions. Nothing replaces the medical advice of your doctor. You are responsible for your own health.