The pregnant woman’s previous nutritional status, adequate weight gain, and intake of certain nutrients will influence both mother and baby in the short term as long-term. It is important to have eating habits consistent with the trimesters of each stage of gestation, favoring proteins, calcium, iron, folic acid, vitamin C, D and, of course, water. The objective is to assure in these a correct development of the fetus and infant.
During breastfeeding the pregnant woman should increase her intake of vitamins, vitamins, minerals and servings of dairy products. This is what you should eat when you feel hungry, no sweets, chocolates or pastries. And of course you have to pay attention to iodine.