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What to Eat When You're Pregnant: Second Trimester

Congratulations! You made it to the second trimester of pregnancy. You can take a deep breath and relax. The risk of miscarriage has dropped dramatically, and you are hopefully coming out of the fog of exhaustion and morning sickness. Some women will continue to be sick throughout pregnancy, but the worst should be over. The second trimester is the best, according to veteran moms, because the extreme fatigue and sickness have faded but you are not yet feeling the (physical) weight of the baby.

What to Eat When You're Pregnant: First Trimester

Welcome to the first trimester of pregnancy, complete with morning sickness, exhaustion, breast pain and all the carbs. Before you even see a positive test, your body is already changing. And, even though it's an exciting time for most expecting moms, the physical symptoms can be a real drag. We break down what is actually going on in your body during those first 13 weeks, which nutrients to load up on, and what to do if you feel sick from sunup to sundown.

1-Day Vegetarian Healthy Pregnancy Meal Plan: 2,900 Calories

Eating healthy foods during your pregnancy can take a little bit more thought, as your body needs more nutrients and energy. And if you already follow a certain way of eating, like a plant-based vegetarian diet, there are even a few more nutrients to consider. To make meal planning easier, we created this one-day plan of healthy vegetarian meals for pregnancy to help make sure you get the nutrition you need. We made sure to hit the daily recommended amount for each of the nutrients of concern—protein, folate, iron, and calcium.