Start following these now and you'll be well on your way to a healthier, trimmer you-from your baby's toddler to teen years … and beyond.
Healthful eating is important for everyone, but it's especially critical if you've just had a baby. Your body is recovering from childbirth and needs a steady supply of vitamins and minerals to heal. What's more, with a new baby in the house, you're undoubtedly fatigued, and you need healthful foods to refuel your body. And if you're breastfeeding, your baby is relying on you for crucial nutrients.The eating patterns you set in the first six months after having a baby can help you lay a foundation of healthful eating for the rest of your life.
1} Know your nutrient needs Check out our recommendations at FitPregnancy.com. Folate is important for future pregnancies; vitamin D and calcium are vital for bone health; iron will help with anemia; vitamin C is necessary for iron absorption; and protein is crucial for building and repairing yourRead More »from 8 Essential Weight-Loss Tips for New Moms