Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Diets During Pregnancy


One of the best adventures a woman can have is maternity. Human beings are no exception to the wide-spread rule of nature that ensures the continuance of living beings through their progenies. Scientific advancement and the development of human consciousness though has put some exceptions or constraints to the very objective of a man woman relationship.

Diet is an important factor to be maintained during the pregnancy. One should bear mind that one must eat for two during pregnancy though overeating isn’t the remedy . One must take sufficient quantity of proteins, vitamins and minerals since the mama is the only source of al these crucial items for the baby.

Pre natal diet don’t recommend complete non-carbohydrate diet since it may cause production of ketones in the blood stream in the absence of carbs, that may lead to the risk of brain damage for the baby. Besides this also may create constipation in expecting women since they are supplied with additional doses of iron required for the baby.

The pre natal food ought include sufficient fruits to ensure vitamins in required quantity. One need beware not to over eat that may lead to obesity especially those who suffer from diabetics or low B.P. or over weight.

Most ofthe time whole grains and fruits are included in a low carb diet, but with very little white rice and pasta. If a woman chooses a high carbohydrate diet, they should go for more frequent meals. A woman may stay clear of processed meats as they have more calories and less nutrients. A decent quantity of salads, nuts, and fruits should be taken, while large doses of sauces and salts should be avoided. Consulting a gynecologist is the best advisement for a women to get a prescribed balanced diet since there is definitely a connection with pre-natal eating and a baby’s health.

One has to prepare oneself to be a good mother by enriching the knowledge of baby care, and the post delivery health care. One should be emotionally prepared to keep adjusted with the physical, and emotional changes one is subject to during this period. The role of a loving husband during the period can not be over emphasized. It is he who should give her the care, comfort, and the confidence to prepare herself to become a matured, healthy and loving mother.

This article is to be used for informational purposes only. The information contained herein is not intended to be used in place of, or in conjunction with, professional medical advice regarding pregnancy. Prior to beginning any diet or taking any medication, the patient must consult a licensed medical doctor for advice and/or to determine the best course of action for his/her individual situation.

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