Barely able to drag yourself off the sofa even if Ryan Gosling came to the door? Feeling like your get-up-and-go has got-up-and-gone has to be one of the most common complaints pregnant women have. And it’s not just a lack of zzzs thanks to your baby bump that’s to blame. ‘Your body’s dealing with the incredible physical challenges of pregnancy,’ says GP Dr Carol Cooper. ‘It’s been drained of nutritional reserves, deprived of rest and pushed to its limits.’ Try our energy-boosting advice and you’ll soon feel ready for anything (yes, that includes you, Mr Gosling…)
With new recommendations that children should only drink water or milk to avoid tooth decay, we’ve looked to see if there are any alternatives that are still healthy but don’t have the high sugar content that is causing the dental problems. The good news? There are lots of options – which shouldn’t replace water and milk but are a nourishing treat when your toddler is craving something different.