The diet a mother maintains during her pregnancy can have long-lasting effects on the child, from the moment of birthright into adulthood. Dietary deficiencies can not only affect the baby’s development inside the womb but can also have an effect on the mother too.
This handy infographic from Check Pregnancy looks at the most important food groups for expectant mothers and examines their significance for healthy development.
It covers everything from the vital nutrient sources needed for healthy central nervous system development, to food sources that can speed up the mother’s tissue repair post-birth. Although maintaining a healthy pregnant diet can seem overwhelming, this infographic provides mothers with all the information they need to have a healthy pregnancy and a well-developed child.