5 doctors weighed in:
I'm in my first trimester. Is there something I can eat to increase the chances of my child becoming really smart?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Just eat healthy
There are no "smart " foods.
You kid will have the intellectual power derived from the pool of genes they inherit from both parents. If you smoke, eat poorly, get sick or take drugs during pregnancy you can diminish their potential, but there is no way to increase it.

In brief: Just eat healthy
There are no "smart " foods.
You kid will have the intellectual power derived from the pool of genes they inherit from both parents. If you smoke, eat poorly, get sick or take drugs during pregnancy you can diminish their potential, but there is no way to increase it.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
Thank
Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: SMART KID
First of all your pregnancy should be uncomplicated by taking care of yourself and eating healthy foods.
As to having smart kids that is in your genes and the way you love and care for your child.Good luck !

In brief: SMART KID
First of all your pregnancy should be uncomplicated by taking care of yourself and eating healthy foods.
As to having smart kids that is in your genes and the way you love and care for your child.Good luck !
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Adam Levy
Board Certified, Obstetrics & Gynecology
33 years in practice
1M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors