A primary-of-its-kind cellular App has been launched to assist help pregnant girls with info from NHS professionals.
The App known as Foodwise in Pregnancy, consists of six sections to work by at your individual tempo with recipes, buying ideas and a meal planner, in addition to step-by-step workouts perfect for being pregnant.
The App additionally permits individuals to set targets all through their being pregnant, file meals and train exercise, and consists of interactive video games, quizzes, and instruments.
Public Health Dietitian Andrea Basu and dietetic colleagues from Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) have been working with Nutrition Skills for Life, which is an organisation made up of dietitians and nutritionists from Health Boards throughout Wales, to assist plan, develop and assessment content material for the App.
The App’s launch is well timed because it responds to Insight analysis work inside North Wales, led by Public Health Wales.
The analysis highlighted that each expectant girls and midwives would worth an App to allow fast and easy accessibility to present info on key subjects like meals and vitamin.
Andrea Basu, service lead for Public Health Dietetics for BCUHB, mentioned: “I’m delighted that the Foodwise In Pregnancy App is now obtainable and free to entry.
“We’ve listened to what midwives and expectant mums have mentioned they want included to make sure the App has a number of improbable options similar to nutritious recipes, meals security recommendation, buying and meal planning ideas, a meals and exercise tracker, step-by-step protected workouts for being pregnant and way more!
“As dietitian’s we hope that bringing collectively correct and unbiased info into one place, and on the contact of a button will assist girls to entry vitamin, bodily exercise and wholesome weight recommendation to help them on their wholesome being pregnant journey.”
The Foodwise in Pregnancy App has been designed to enhance entry to sensible wholesome life-style info and goals to help girls to eat nicely, be energetic and obtain a wholesome weight acquire throughout their being pregnant.
The Foodwise In Pregnancy App is free to obtain from Google Play or Apple Store.