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Is it true that I'm eating for two now that I'm pregnant?
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Dr. Sheila Goodman
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
You are supplying yourself and your baby with all the nutrients both of you need.
However, that doesn't mean you should double your intake. Your caloric requirements only go up about 300 calories with pregnancy and an additional 200 with nursing.

In brief: Yes
You are supplying yourself and your baby with all the nutrients both of you need.
However, that doesn't mean you should double your intake. Your caloric requirements only go up about 300 calories with pregnancy and an additional 200 with nursing.
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