NutritionistTrying to ConceivePregnancy health
So, you are planning on getting pregnant or maybe you have recently found out that you are pregnant. BUT the internet is rife with information that is actually getting quite overwhelming. What should you eat? Does diet really play a role in fertility? Is a pregnancy supplement important or is it just a marketing hype? Read on to get some clarity.

First things first, why are diet and lifestyle important for pregnancy?

Simply put, if you are thinking of conceiving, even if you don’t have fertility problems, optimising your diet can help shape your baby’s future through the power of epigenetics. This is a term used to describe how the expression of genes can be influenced by environmental factors, one of them being nutrition.A person’s genetic profile is determined from a month before a woman is pregnant, up to a child’s second birthday and so by optimising your nutrition during this period, there is the potential to modify health outcomes for your future baby.
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