Nutrition · Pregnancy

How much sugar is too much?

For adults and children, too much sugar intake could lead to increased weight gain and cavities.  Sugary foods may also replace foods that are higher in nutrients making them a less healthy choice. In pregnancy, excess sugar can cause the same problems.  If excess sugar intake causes weight gain above the recommended amount in pregnancy… Continue reading How much sugar is too much?

Nutrition · Pregnancy

How can I get enough calcium if I don’t drink milk?

Many people ask me how they can get enough calcium during pregnancy.  Sometimes they are lactose intolerant, occasionally they have a milk allergy or often they just don't like the taste of milk.  Some people also find that their ability to digest dairy products or their desire to eat dairy changes in pregnancy. It might surprise… Continue reading How can I get enough calcium if I don’t drink milk?