Gaining weight and brainpower
Week 30: Your baby's brain continues to expand and develop
During this 30th week of pregnancy, your baby continues to steadily add weight and important, insulating layers of fat to his body.
Your Week 30 nutrition and health
Menu planning before baby's arrival
Your days are filling up with preparations for your baby's arrival, and you might find yourself with less and less time for menu planning. If you've found yourself reaching for convenience foods, work in these healthy substitutions during pregnancy.
|Instead of This||Try This|
|Ice cream||Frozen low-fat yogurt topped with granola, sliced berries, and a few dark chocolate shreds|
|Potato chips||Baked potato chips or low-fat soy crisps or veggie chips|
|Chocolate||Trail mix with equal portions of nuts, seeds, dried fruit, and chocolate-covered raisins|
|Cheeseburger||Low-fat turkey burger or veggie burger, topped with avocado, tomato, and lettuce on a thin whole-wheat bun|
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