Second trimester: planner 1
Eat plenty of foods that help your unborn baby grow. Foods rich in omega 3 fatty acids will help your baby’s brain development. We’ve highlighted inblue foods that are rich in omega 3 fatty acids. Calcium and vitamin D help to grow strong bones and teeth. We’ve highlighted in yellow foods that are rich in calcium and in brown foods that are richin vitamin D. You’ll need to have plenty of iron-rich foods. Iron helps you to make red blood cells for your growing baby. We’ve highlighted in red foods that contain iron.
Tip: don’t drink tea orcoffee with a meal – it makes it harder for your body to absorb iron
Porridge made with milk flavoured with a pinch of cinnamon and a tbsp apple puree
Pot of plain fromage fraismixed with chopped fresh fruit (mango, peach or nectarine) and a tbsp flaked almonds served on scotch pancakes Papaya smoothie
Wheat bisk cereal with milk with mashed/sliced bananaPapaya smoothie
Pot of Greek yoghurt mixed with tbsp chopped dried fruit, flaked almonds and tbsp muesli (make the night before and keep in the fridge to soften) Orangejuice
Scrambled eggs on toasted bagel with spread Yoghurt drink
Porridge made with Wholegrain toast milk flavoured with a spread with peanut tbsp of berry compote butter Herbal teaYoghurt drink
Handful each of dried Sesame seed bar (good Pot of fromage frais apricots and almonds source of iron too) Super salad Pistachio chicken with choppedmixed salad or smoked chicken and avocado salad Chopped pineapple Watercress and celeriac soup with wholegrain toast and spread
Fruit scone with spread
Apple and bran muffin Cheesy bakedbeans in a baked potato
Sardines (good source Ciabatta with of omega 3, calcium halloumi, basil and and vitamin D) on sundried tomatoes toast Orange...