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It’s important to eat healthy so you can feel good every day as it is. But when you’re pregnant, you don’t just try to eat healthy; you need to eat healthy. The Canadian female nutritional guide outlines a few foods that you should concentrate on eating to navigate between what you’d like to eat and what you ought to eat. Remember, you need to get enough nutrients for that soon-to-be ball of cuteness.

The nutrition guide explains that pregnant women need choline-rich foods (which lower the fetus’ response to stress), extra iron, as well as foods with omega-3 fatty acids (to improve child neurodevelopment and overall pregnancy health). And these are just a few of the many nutritional needs you’ve got to fulfill in your diet. If you can get enough iron, fibre, omega-3 fatty acids, calcium and choline in your diet (on top of all the vitamins you need), you’ll be setting your body and, in turn, your baby, up for a healthy start.

To help you along your beautiful journey of bringing life into the world, we’ve put together a list of 10 foods that are essential to eat during pregnancy: