Parenting / 2 March, 2022 / Ellie Thompson

Parental Control, Ep 50: Pregnancy And What To Eat During Your First, Second And Third Trimester

Editor of My Baba Ellie Thompson welcomes social media’s favourite foodie father, Leith’s-trained chef Adam Shaw from At Dad’s Table to the podcast to discuss what to eat during pregnancy.

Adam shares expert advice on the best nutritional foods to eat during the first, second and third trimesters, and runs through the foods to avoid. Adam shares his favourite tried and tested recipes so you can be sure you’re eating the right nutritious food for you and your growing bump, every step of the way. He also shares his top tips on preparing for the fourth trimester, with batch cooking advice and the best and easiest recipes for a brand new family. A must-listen for any expectant mama.


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About Adam Shaw

Adam Shaw is a Leith’s-trained chef and father of two. Frustrated at the lack of guidance available for expectant parents on how to prepare food to make you feel good at this exciting time he created At Dad’s Table on Instagram, where he shares his advice on foods to eat during pregnancy, together with his beautiful pregnancy, baby and family-friendly food creations with over 46,000 followers.
Adam has been nominated for numerous industry awards, regularly features at pregnancy and family-friendly events and has developed family recipes for several global brands.

How to Grow Your Family, out March 8th 2022.

How to Grow Your Family contains over 110 yummy, global and nutrient-rich dishes to nurture and bring joy from the first trimester right through to toddlerhood. Dishes include ramen, jambalaya, poke, tagines, Thai curry, tacos and more. There are vegan, vegetarian and pescatarian options cater for everyone, and recipes for energy-rich meals to get you through the fog of new parenthood and one-handed snacks for when you can’t put baby down.

The book includes weaning and first food guidance to give you the confidence to safely and successfully introduce your newest recruit to the world of food with caby friendly, nutritious pram snacks for baby on-the-go, from veg-packed muffins and rostis to gently spiced fritters and falafel. Adam believes in creating one dish for the whole family to save you time, money and sanity. You’ll find plenty of inspo for traybakes, batchcooks and one-pots, delicious for baby and parents and fully approved by a qualified nutritionist.


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