Essential foods during the first trimester

Usually, pregnant moms believe that food is a primary energy source without considering the quality of the food or diversifying it throughout the day. In this video, our expert will explain why this is not quite right.

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Dana Hamwi
Published on:Jan 23rd 2023 |Updated on:Jun 10th 2024

Proper nutrition is essential during pregnancy: as the body prepares for the growth and development of the fetus and the breastfeeding process, while the tissues of the uterus and placenta develop, the body starts needing more good quality nutrition.

An appropriate and moderate weight gain is essential for the health of the mom and the baby. It reduces the risks of complications and contributes to the newborn's health.

Watch this video to learn about the essential foods in the first trimester of pregnancy with Our Medical nutrition specialist Dr. Dana Al-Hamwi.

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Dana HamwiClinical Dietitian

Dr. Dana Al-Hamwi, a specialized nutritionist, received her Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Damascus and earned her master’s degree specializing in Human Nutrition from the University of Sheffield in the UK. Dr. Al-Hamwi is a member of many professional societies including the British Nutrition Society, North American Association for the Study of Obesity, and Damascus Medicine Association. She is practicing at Dr. Dana Diet Center and Dubai London Clinic. With a reputation for results in a short time. She has a legacy of more than 1000 success stories from around the world. Dr. Dana believes that the proper nutrition is the key to overall health, this belief is what fuels her passion to helping others.

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