PREGNANT MOM

Eating For Two

Mother preparing healthy food

Healthy food is very important for you and your growing little one. Good nutrition during pregnancy helps you in:

  • Meeting your nutritional needs as it has increased during pregnancy
  • Providing nutrition to your little one's growth and development
  • Building networks in the placenta, uterus and your breasts
  • Preparing to breastfeed

Instructions to eat well during 9 months:

  • Eating enough food and do exercise regularly to maintain the pace of weight gain stable
  • Eating a variety of foods to get the different nutritional benefits from each food
  • Add more fruits and vegetables in your diet
  • Increase your milk intake, dairy products and other food that are rich in calcium
  • Avoid eating meat and seafood that are raw and undercooked
  • Limit your caffeine intake
  • Drink at least 8 glasses of fluid every day, especially water
  • Plan what to eat daily
  • Take supplements only if prescribed by your doctor

References:

http://www.webmd.com/baby/guide/eating-right-when-pregnant?