Now you are pregnant, it is important to try to eat well so your baby will grow well. You and your growing baby need lots of different foods.
A simple way to think about it is to eat lots of different types of foods!
You could talk to your family about the food you need.
Try to eat some of each of these food types every day
Fruit and vegetables.
These protect your baby from being born with a problem.
These include bread, rice, noodles, yam and potatoes. These foods give you energy.
Foods rich in protein.
These include eggs, dark green leafy vegetables, bean cake/pudding, chicken, fish and meat. These are body building foods.
Calcium-rich and dairy foods.
These include milk, soy milk, bean cake/pudding. They help your baby grow strong bones.