You’ve probably heard it said that you are what you eat, but what does that mean when you’re expecting a little one? Eating right can help prepare your newest addition for success and learning later in life. How do you know what foods are “good” foods? It can be hard to know what a healthy diet looks like, for both you and your baby.
Join us for Read to the Bump on Saturday, April 20 at 11 AM at Schimelpfenig Library. A representative from the WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) Supplemental Nutrition Program will share about healthy pregnancy diets and foods to avoid. You can also learn how to handle common discomforts, like heartburn and nausea. Don’t forget baby – we’ll talk about feeding your newborn and reading baby’s hunger and fullness cues. You can also participate in a read-aloud to your baby bump, learn and sing favorite rhymes, and talk with new friends about your experiences. We’re here to share great tips on how to read, write, sing, talk, and play with your newest family member.
For more information about nutrition for you and your baby, check out some of these great articles and videos:
“Solid Reasoning” by Dr. Aluna Kalra, originally published in Mother & Baby
“Your Baby Depends on You” by Dr. Bharati Kamoji, originally published in Mother & Baby
Nutrition: Meeting the Needs of Children, part of the series “Meeting the Needs of Children” by Learning Seed, streaming on Kanopy
“Something to Chew On” by Reshma O Pathare, originally published in Mother & Baby
“10 Pregnancy Nutrition Myths Busted” by Tanya Khubchandani Vasta, orginally published in Mother & Baby