Pregnant women know that they need to have a healthy diet, but that can be easier said than done.In week 9, your sense of smell is likely to be heightened and you may be suffering from morning sickness. Although your appetite may have waned, it's more important than ever to feed your body with nutritional foods. Here's some tasty inspiration of what you can choose to have today:Breakfast
(Crunchy carrots and cool cucumber are nutritious and satisfying. Dip these into some homemade hummus made from a can of drained chickpeas blended with some lemon juice and paprika for an afternoon pick-me-up).Dinner
How much does your body need daily?
It's important to limit food that's high in fat, salt and sugar and ensure that you get a good mix of vitamins and minerals.What's in a serving?Rice and alternatives
Meat and alternatives
*Rice bowl**250ml cup***10-inch plate+250ml mug
By Associate Professor TAN Thiam Chye Head & Senior Consultant, Dr Michelle LIM Senior, O&G Resident, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, KK Women's and Children's HospitalSources:The New Art and Science of Pregnancy and Childbirth 2008, World ScientificHealthy Start for your Pregnancy 2012, Health Promotion Board SingaporeCopyright © 2016 HealthHub.sg. All rights reserved.