Pregnancy and Nutrition Directory
Pregnancy is a very important time to be sure you are getting the best nutrition possible in order to help your baby grow and develop normally. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about getting the nutrition your baby needs, what foods to eat and avoid during pregnancy, and much more.
Pregnancy Diet: Nutrients You Need
WebMD tells you which foods to eat during pregnancy to maximize your growing baby's health.
The Truth About Eating for Twins
Tips on eating healthfully when you're having twins
The Truth About Eating for Two
How to eat a healthy diet during pregnancy.
The Truth About Food Cravings
Food cravings during pregnancy.
Beware Those Cravings
Bacteria in common foods could prove fatal for a developing fetus.
Why Pregnant Women Shouldn't Eat for Two
A pregnant woman should not be eating for two. Eating too many calories is bad for both you and your growing baby. Find out why.
6 Must-Eat Foods for Pregnancy
Want to eat right during pregnancy? Make sure these six super foods are on your menu.
Can I take prenatal vitamins when I'm not pregnant?
How Mom's Extra Weight Affects Pregnancy
Keith Eddleman, MD, explains how being overweight can affect pregnancy.
Healthy Weight Gain During Pregnancy
How much weight should you gain when pregnant? Keith Eddleman, MD, explains.
Which Foods Are Unsafe During Pregnancy?
Which foods should you avoid while pregnant? Keith Eddleman, MD, explains.
Video: Prenatal Vitamins
Why should women consider a prenatal vitamin when they’re trying to conceive, and what should they look for?
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Foods to Avoid in Pregnancy
Queso dip, lunch meat, or coffee? Pictures show which common foods may be risky during pregnancy.
Slideshow: Looking and Feeling Your Best During Pregnancy
Prepare for all your body's changes when you're pregnant. Learn how to look and feel your best during pregnancy.
Slideshow: Pregnancy Fitness, Your Best Moves Before Baby Arrives
Which activities are safe in pregnancy? Our pictures show the best pregnancy exercises to help with back pain, fatigue, a healthy weight, and a healthy baby.
Slideshow: Your Prepregnancy Checklist
Trying to have a baby? WebMD shows you what you need to do before you get pregnant -- from vitamins to diet -- to make sure you have a healthy pregnancy and baby!
Pregnancy Food Quiz: What's Safe to Eat?
When you’re pregnant, you think about how everything will affect your baby. Take our quiz to learn what’s safe to eat, what to avoid, and what nutrients are most important. When you’re pregnant, you think about how everything will affect your baby. Take our quiz to learn what’s safe to eat, what to avoid, and what nutrients are most important. When you’re pregnant, you think about how everything will affect your baby. Take our quiz to learn what’s safe to eat, what to avoid, and what nutrients are most important.
Pregnancy & Exercise Quiz: Move, Baby!
Belly dance or yoga? Walking or running? Test your knowledge of safe exercise during pregnancy with this quick quiz.
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