In pregnancy, there are food types and amounts recommended for optimal nutrition.
This is covered in the ‘nutrition for a growing baby and a glowing mum’ presentation.
However, there are other foods and nutrients that we eat and drink that may influence your pregnancy, and not always in a safe way.
This is what is covered in the ‘non-essential ingredients’.
Mater Mothers' dietitians have provided the most up-to-date information on caffeine, artificial sweeteners, mercury, alcohol and food safety (including Listeria), to help you have the healthiest pregnancy possible.