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6 Essentials for New Moms and Their Babies

Eating a healthy diet during pregnancy is important to give your baby a healthy start, but keeping it up after giving birth is just as important. Not only will a healthy diet help you lose those post-pregnancy pounds, but it can also help maintain your strength and energy while caring for a new baby. And if you plan on breastfeeding, there are even more reasons to continue eating a well-balanced diet.

By Nicole Ferring Holovach, MS, RD. Nicole is a Washington, DC-based nutrition communications professional, writer, and yoga teacher. She blogs about holistic health at