How Much Protein During Pregnancy?


Protein is an integral part of diet for pregnant women just as it is for all women.  A lot of newly pregnant women ask: “should I increase my protein during pregnancy”?  The answer quite simply is YES.  Whereas a woman who is not pregnant needs about 45 grams of protein daily, pregnant women need about 70 grams of protein daily.

How Much Protein During Pregnancy?

How did you get protein into your diet when pregnant?  Were there certain foods you craved that were protein-rich?  Comment below!

In this vlog, I walk through what I’ve learned regarding why protein is so important for pregnant women and then give some ideas for how to incorporate protein into your pregnancy diet.

Pregnancy cravings aside, it’s difficult coming up with healthy things to eat while pregnant, so hopefully, this vlog will give you some ideas. 

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