it's time to
care of yourself. Part of feeling your best is making sure you get the extra nutrition you need so you have energy — for you and for your baby.
"Expectant and breastfeeding moms need complete balanced nutrition. That is why I recommend Similac Mom, along with a healthy diet rich in essential nutrients."Dr. Sonja Wicklum, MD.
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Your Pregnancy Weekly Guide:
Your due date arrives during the 40th week of pregnancy, but it might come and go without delivery. This is not unusual — the 40-week timeline is only an estimate. Just be patient; your delivery will occur soon.
Changes in your baby's body prior to birth include the following:
If you're 40 weeks pregnant, you've been waiting a long time to meet your baby. Your pregnancy is almost over. Take time this week to learn more about breastfeeding basics and formula fundamentals. During your 40th week of pregnancy, you might want to think about:
You've probably learned about the benefits of breastfeeding from reading and from your childbirth classes. In addition to delivering rich nutrition and important antibodies to your newborn, breastfeeding can benefit you too:
Want to learn more about breastfeeding positions, how often your baby might want to feed, and more? Learn more about breastfeeding.
Vitamin D helps maintain your bones and helps build your baby’s bones by enhancing calcium absorption. Breastfeeding moms should consume 600 IU (15 mcg) of Vitamin D daily, which may be obtained by consuming Vitamin D food sources such as milk, margarine, fortified soy milk, fortified orange juice and fatty fish (salmon, herring, canned tuna, etc.). However, even if the mom has an adequate Vitamin D intake, human milk is known to be low in Vitamin D. This is why all breastfed babies in Canada should receive a Vitamin D supplement.
Want to learn more about formula feeding? Go to Formula Feeding.
Convenient packaging: Just enough** for your newborn's little tummy! Ready to feed, just add a nipple and a ring!
Similac® Advance Omega-3 and Omega-6, our closest formula ever to breast milk, is the only formula with galactooligosaccharides and lutein*, a nutrient babies can only get from breast milk or Similac® Advance†. Learn more about Similac® Advance
Health care professionals encourage moms to keep moving even through the late weeks of pregnancy and during labor. Walking can help induce labor and help labor progress.
‡ Excluding inherent sources
‡‡ At the beginning it is not expected that your baby will drink this entire 59 ml Similac bottle.
† Prior to the introduction of solid foods.
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