Foods high in DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid vital during pregnancy, include avocados, flaxseeds, walnuts and sunflower seeds. Photo: Shutterstock

Six essential nutrients you need when pregnant and five foods to avoid (don’t worry, you can still have ice cream)

A nutrition educator and mother of three shares her dietary tips to help ‘build’ a better baby, overturning some myths along the way and reminding us that pregnancy is a marathon – not a sprint

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Foods high in DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid vital during pregnancy, include avocados, flaxseeds, walnuts and sunflower seeds. Photo: Shutterstock
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