Sure you need extra calories each day for a healthy pregnancy—but not so many to justify a daily trip to Ben & Jerry’s. Truth be told, our experts Drs. Michael Roizen and Mehmet Oz unpack it this way: You only need a 10% increase in calories during your first trimester, hence 1.1, and it goes up from there.
Fuel up and calm your cravings with these healthy, juicy suggestions for taking in the extra needed calories each trimester. All calorie accounts are approximate—measure and calculate your ingredients as you go.
Gain a Breast Pump & Supplies under the ACA Breast pumps are available for many expectant moms under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) through mom's health insurance company. Here's how to ask about what benefits may be available to you.
Avoid these foods and eating habits during pregnancy What to eat, and what to avoid, during pregnancy. These lists will ensure you know just what you need during pregnancy.