The beginning of your pregnancy is an exciting time and a great opportunity for you to nourish your growing baby.The importance of good nutrition in the first 1000 days (from conception until your child’s second birthday) is huge. Research shows that sound nutrition in the first 1000 days can help minimise risk of obesity later on in life as well as impact brain development.1
You might be surprised to know that you do not actually need any extra calories during your first trimester, but it’s rather more important that you focus on nutritionally dense foods.
This meal plan will help you meet your body and your baby’s requirements during this special time. It may also help you manage common pregnancy symptoms such as morning sickness, by splitting your main meals into 5 smaller meals, and, addressing fatigue by minimising energy dips.