Pregnancy

Information for those who are pregnant or trying to conceive.

Pregnancy

NHS Scotland is a great source of information if you are pregnant, trying to get pregnant or breastfeeding. They have lots of tips to give your child a great start in life by offering a healthy balanced diet which will support their developing bodies.

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Ready Steady Baby

Ready Steady Baby takes you right through your pregnancy and beyond.
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Vitamin D and You

Vitamin D is an important part of a healthy diet.
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Folic acid: before and during pregnancy

Getting enough folic acid is particularly important if you’re pregnant or thinking about getting pregnant.

Breastfeeding

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Off to a Good Start: all you need to know about breastfeeding

Practical advice and information about breastfeeding.
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Breastfeeding and returning to work

Advice about keeping breastfeeding going when you go back to work.
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Formula feeding: How to feed your baby safely

The latest guidance for making infant formula safely.

Weaning

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Fun first foods: An easy guide to introducing solid foods

Tips, advice and recipes for successful weaning.
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Ready Steady Toddler

A guide to help you through the challenges and rewards of the toddler years.

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​Eatwell Guide Booklet

The Eatwell Guide shows the proportions in which different types of foods are needed to have a well-balanced and healthy diet.

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Children

Growing children and young people need a healthy diet to support their developing bodies.

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