A woman’s body goes through so many changes during pregnancy. Mom’s, after all, are creating a life. Breakfast is an important meal for everyone, but that is especially true for pregnant women.
Breakfast helps expecting women fuel their day, support baby’s development, help provide needed nutrition and maintain a healthy weight.
The Texas WIC food package includes several healthy breakfast options for Pregnant women, to help support them during pregnancy, including:
- Breakfast Cereal
- Fruits and vegetables
- Peanut butter
The entire package includes more foods, check the entire package out on the Texas WIC website. If you are pregnant, apply for WIC on their website here.
Breakfast is the first meal of the day after sleeping for roughly 8 hours. The energy boost from your first meal can help moms get the nutrition they need. Use WIC foods like milk, cereal and fruit to make this breakfast recipe, that’s really perfect any time of day.
CEREAL, FRUIT SMOOTHIE BOWL
1/2 cup of breakfast cereal
2 cups fresh or frozen berries
½ cup milk
Toppings such as almonds, berries or cereal
Blend frozen berries, banana and milk. Blend until smooth. Pour smoothie into a bowl and top with breakfast cereal or sliced fruit. Makes 2 servings