Nutrients for you and your baby

As well as being the richest natural source of Omega-3, seafood packs a wealth of essential nutrients such as:

Iron 

needed to help you and your baby make new blood cells

Protein 

to help your baby build healthy cells and muscles

B-vitamins 

responsible for converting food to energy and for making new blood cells

Calcium 

it is important to eat plenty of calcium-rich foods to keep your bones strong through pregnancy

Vitamin D 

helps to absorb calcium

Iodine and Selenium 

necessary for thyroid hormone and balanced metabolism


Varying the types of seafood that you eat is the best way to maximise the benefits from the numerous vitamins and minerals they contain. There are plenty to choose from with more than 100 different types of seafood available around the coast of the UK, and many more imported from other countries.