20 THINGS TO CONSIDER IF YOU’RE PLANNING TO HAVE A BUB

Pre-conception:
1. Know your nutritional status and get health conditions under control
2. Maintain a healthy weight (Men & Women)
3. Take extra folic acid
4. Ensure adequate iodine levels

Pregnancy:
5. Avoid alcohol
6. Maintain a healthy weight
7. Continue taking folic acid and iodine
8. Get plenty of omega-3 fatty acids
9. Boost your iron and zinc intake
10. Get sufficient Vitamin B12
11. Keep up your Vitamin D and Calcium levels
12. Increase carbohydrate and protein, moderate fat
13. Don’t avoid allergenic foods
14. Include pre-biotics, pro-biotics and antioxidants eg “Ethical Nutrients Pregnancy and Breastfeeding – Probiotics”

0-12 months:
15. Breastfeed if you can
16. Eat well while breast feeding
17. Introduce solids around 6 months
18. Prioritise iron-rich solids around avoid cows’ milk
19. Branch out into a wider range of foods

1-3 years:
20. Vary their diet and promote positive behaviours

Come in and talk to our friendly staff for advice today!

For more info check out these websites:
http://ethicalnutrients.com.au/products/product/ihcpb

www.earlylifenutrition.org