By Kate Horney
This is a question I am asked MULTIPLE times per day. (Seriously). And I don’t blame new moms. When I became pregnant with my first son, I asked the same question as well!
Experts recommend women who are pregnant and nursing to take a minimum of an extra 25 grams of protein a day. This means that during pregnancy, more protein-rich products must be consumed to help you and the growing baby in utero, but let’s be honest: this might be a tall order to fill for moms who have an aversion to meat, dairy, and fish.