Third Trimester Diet for a Healthy Pregnancy

Third Trimester Diet for a Healthy Pregnancy

Eating during pregnancy should evolve throughout the three trimesters, as your body’s needs and your baby’s needs change.  In your first trimester you are mostly aiming at keeping food down, whereas in your third trimester your metabolism increases, conveniently...

Pregnancy Diet for the Second Trimester

At this point most women have conquered the nausea and fatigue stage.  Now that your appetite has returned, let’s focus on nutrient dense foods.  Another common theme that repeats itself during pregnancy is the importance of consuming a variety of whole foods.  This...

Nutrition for the 1st Trimester

One of the things that really bothers me as a naturopath and as a pregnant woman is that it’s difficult to find trimester-specific nutritional information.  Throughout pregnancy your vitamin and mineral needs are slightly different, so rather than writing about...