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Foods you CAN eat during pregnancy - your A to Z guide

Are you sick of being told what not to eat now you're a mum-to-be? Check out our A-Z guide to all foods tasty and nutritious for you and your unborn baby.

Posted: 5 August 2010
by Kyrsty Hazell

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B is for Brussels sprouts

It’s vital to get folic acid into your body during the first trimester to help protect your baby against spina bifida.

Christmas dinner favourites, brussels sprouts are a great source of folic acid so add them to your daily veg count. However, do note that you’ll need to take a folic acid supplement as well to make sure you get enough.

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