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One important thing is maternity wear when you first find out you are pregnant, and the excitement has calmed down. Before you do your normal routine, there are exceptions. Really, one is food. No, not much more you can eat, but what kinds of food are best for a pregnant body. For cool Funny Maternity T Shirts check for your clothes before you go to a restaurant outside!

In the weeks of pregnancy, the most important foods to think about are these. Low levels of folic acid in the first stages of pregnancy was linked to incidents of spinabifida and anaemia from the baby. Foods rich in folic acid are green vegetables such as broccoli and kale, whole meal bread, potatoes, pulses and nuts and animal products such as kidney, liver and egg yolk.

Calcium is needed. You need calcium for strong bones, muscles and blood pressure that is healthy. Calcium can be found in dairy foods such as cheese, milk and cheese. It can be found in beans, soy, oats, nuts, fish and green beans.

Iron is just another one of the minerals your body needs during pregnancy. It helps tone and muscle growth in both the mother and baby and prevents anaemia. Iron can be sourced from grains and cereals, beans, pulses and seeds.

Due to its high levels of vitamin A may be harmful to infants pregnant girls should not eat liver.

Omega 3s, or fatty acids are also important to a woman. These acids help to come up with mind and eye function in the infant. Walnuts and flax seeds are an excellent source of omega 3 fatty acids. They may also be present in legumes, mackerel, salmon, soy and olive oil. However it has been discovered that heating the fish will leave the fatty acids from the meat, futile.

So taking a look at the four vitamins and minerals that a woman it becomes clear that there are some foods that are simply essential in the diet plan of almost any pregnant woman.

1) green vegetables – dark green, leafy vegetables such as cabbage, spinach, kale, broccoli, brussel sprouts and legumes.

2) Pulses or beans – kidney beans, lima beans, broad beans, peas, chick peas, lentils, legumes and mung beans.

3) Lean protein – fish and meat

4) Diary – yoghurts, cheese and skim milk

5) Nuts and Seeds – walnuts, brazil nuts, almonds, flax seeds, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds

The many ordinary and raw forms these foods take are the perfect option for maximum absorption of minerals and essential vitamins.

Now, once you’ve included those five foods then it is time to think of what kind of gowns you may have to get. So as you munch on a handful of walnuts, you can choose if you will go with the one with the purple one or the cute frills with the keyhole detail.