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Charlotte Stirling-Reed is a registered Nutritionist who specialises in maternal, infant and toddler nutrition. Charlotte will be working with me to develop my first baby recipe book ‘Wean In 15’. In this blog Charlotte shares some tips and advice on what to eat during pregnancy.
By Charlotte Stirling-Reed
During pregnancy it’s so easy to focus on what NOT to do. There are plenty of rules about the foods we should avoid, but I always feel like we should be placing much more interest on all the foods and ingredients we SHOULD be including in our diets.
The first 1000 days
Firstly though, there is a concept known in research fields as “The First 1000 Days of Life”. This time period counts as the moment from conception, right through to a child’s second birthday, and we know that the foods eaten and the dietary patterns established during this time