Giving birth is tough on the body, and caring for a newborn isn’t easy. So, after your baby arrives, don’t forget to take care of yourself with a nutritious diet which will give you the energy and extra nutrients you need during this special and challenging time.
You’re likely to be craving comforting foods which can be thrown together quickly while your baby is napping. Limited time and resources can be a factor for new mums but don’t be tempted to choose takeaways or convenience food which can be high in sugar, salt and preservatives.
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With a little forward planning, you can eat a varied healthy diet every day. This sample meal plan below has been developed with our expert nutritionists and will provide you with the optimum nutrition you need in those weeks and months after your little bundle of joy arrives.
Don’t forget to enlist a partner, family member or friend! An extra pair of hands in the kitchen can be a great help.
Your one day meal plan
Advice is for information only and should not replace medical care. Please consult a doctor or healthcare professional before trying any remedies.
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