Pregnancy and Breastfeeding as a Vegan

Pregnancy can be a life-changing experience, and taking care of yourself is crucial. Holistic nutritionist Vinita Contractor sheds light on essential vitamins and nutrients for pregnancy and breastfeeding as a vegan.

By Aditi
21 Jul 2022

According to the CDC (USA), 58.3% of infants were still being breastfed at six months old, highlighting the prevalence of breastfeeding in new mothers. Whether you’re pregnant or your child is being breastfed by you, taking care of your own nutrition is critical as it can impact your infant’s health too.


While John Hopkins Medicine recommends an average of 300 calories daily for a pregnant woman, this can change depending on your specific circumstances and body composition. If you are a vegan, you need to know what you can eat and what you should be eating more of during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Holistic nutritionist Vinita Contractor helps you understand the various nutrients and vitamins you should be taking additionally during your pregnancy or breastfeeding stage. Have a safe and healthy pregnancy along with the breastfeeding stage when you’re being guided by her expert knowledge.


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