For all the risk takers

By: Kolby Martin

Pregnancy Weight

During pregnancy you should gain between 25 and 35 lbs. 1 to 5 pounds in the first trimester, 1 pound per week for the rest of your pregnancy

MyPlate recommendations

When you are pregnant, you have a higher need for some vitamins and minerals. Also make choices that are low in "empty calories".

Foods to avoid

Avoid refrigerated pates and meat spreads.

Avoid like lunch meat.

Avoid smoked seafood

soft cheeses

unpasteurized milk

caffeine

alcohol

unwashed veggies

Critical vitamins

Vitamin A & Beta Carotene

Vitamin D

Vitamin E

Vitamin C

Thiamin/B1

Riboflavin/B2'

Niacin/B3

Pyridoxine/B6

Folic Acid/Folate

Calcium

Iron

Protein

Zinc

Newborn Diet

Breast milk is best. It has all the necessary vitamins and minerals. Infant formulas are available for babies whose mothers are not able or decide not to breastfeed.

First year of life Diet

1 month

2 to 4 ounces

6 to 8 times

2 months

5 to 6 ounces

5 to 6 times

3 to 5 months

6 to 7 ounces

5 to 6 times