Healthy Foods to Consume When Expecting


9. Bananas

They are rich in potassium and provide a quick dose of energy to fight fatigue and prevent muscle cramps. They are also easy on the stomach when you feel nauseous.
How much to take: It is safe to eat bananas everyday.
Ways to consume: Add them in a cereal; make a smoothie along with yogurt and berries.

10. Cod liver oil

It is obtained from oily fish liver, especially cod. The oil is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, DHA and EPA that are necessary for brain and eye development of the baby. It is also an excellent source of vitamin D that works against preeclampsia.
How much to take: 1 to 2 soft gels a day
Ways to consume: Available in the form of capsules; you should have them upon your doctor’s recommendation.