From the moment of conception right through to a baby’s second birthday a Mum has a critical window of opportunity to affect that baby’s health now and into the future. The 9 months of pregnancy (270 days) and the first 2 years (365 + 365 ) add up to the First 1000 Days – getting the right nutrition for the baby during this time will give them the best chance of reaching their potential as children and also to live a long life as healthy adults.
Remember to eat lots of fruit and vegetables to make sure that you are getting enough vitamin C in your diet. Vitamin C will help your body to absorb iron.
You will experience many changes to your body during pregnancy – read on to find out just what you can expect.