BROOKLYN - When it comes to maintaining a healthy pregnancy, following a proper nutrition and exercise program are extremely important.

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Many soon-to-be moms are told to avoid certain foods and are unsure about what exercises are healthly for the baby. In this two-part series, News 12 speaks to experts who advise expecting mothers how to properly care for their baby.

Some of the most common pregnancy myths, including the famous quote, ?Dig in, you're eating for two? are explained. Also, whether or not to avoid eating fish, dairy, deli meats, and/or skipping caffeinated beverages.