Am I eating to optimise my pregnancy?

Take this quiz to make sure you're giving your growing baby all the nutrition it needs.

Are you taking a folic acid supplement of at least 400 ug?

How many meals/snacks are you eating daily?

Are you eating carbohydrate-rich foods (one portion = one slice bread, 1/2 cup of pasta, rice or cereal, one medium potato, 3-4 crackers etc.) at regular times during the day?

Have you increased your total food intake if you were underweight or at a normal weight at the start of pregnancy?

How many portions (one portion = 3/4 cup) of calcium-rich foods (e.g. dairy products, tofu, beans, green leafy vegetables) are you eating daily?

How many portions (one portion = one matchbox size) of iron-rich foods (e.g. meat, chicken, oily fish, legumes, fortified cereals, eggs, dried fruit etc.) are you eating daily?

How many portions of fruit (fresh/dried/juice) are you consuming daily?

How many cups of fluid (water, caffeine-free and alcohol-free drinks) are you drinking daily?

How many caffeine-containing drinks (e.g. cup of coffee, tea, cola, energy drinks) or foods (e.g. chocolate) are you having daily?

How many drinks or foods containing artificial sweeteners do you have daily?

How many alcohol-containing drinks do you have?

How often do you eat foods rich in fibre (e.g. whole grain cereals, bread, crackers, rice, fruit, vegetables)?

Do you take a multivitamin- and mineral supplement on a daily basis?

Do you eat any of the following regularly during pregnancy? Raw eggs, liver, unpasteurised milk and soft cheeses.