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Eating well post childbirth


Heer's a typical day's intake for the weeks post-birth:

Tea or coffee (unsweetened)
2 buttered slices of wholemeal toast or 30-40g cereal
1 low-fat dairy product
1 piece of fruit
Salad without added fat
150g meat or grilled fish
100g cooked starchy food (nuts or seeds)
As much steamed veg as you like with 1 teaspoonful of oil
1 dairy product
1 piece of fruit

50-100g of white meat or fish
As much steamed veg as you like with 1 teaspoonful of oil
1 slice of bread with 30g cheese
1 piece of fruit

+ 2 snacks if you want (yogurt, fruit, wholemeal bread etc), spread out throughout the day depending on your appetite.


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