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It is important that you do not actually diet in the sense that most people think of. You just simply need to eat in a healthy manner.
You will need to make a menu where you are eating a small meal every three to four hours. You need to consume between eight to ten servings of whole grains, three servings of fruit, at least four servings of vegetables, three servings of lean proteins, and four servings of dairy. This does not mean that you have to eat meat, but protein is very important to the growth of our child.
There are foods that should be avoided while pregnant to keep you and your infant
as healthy as possible. You should not drink alcohol or artificial sweeteners. Caffeine
should also be limited because it can increase our blood pressure, heart rate, and
the heart rate of your infant. Finally, avoid anything unpasteurized and shark, or
swordfish. The main thing is to eat foods that benefit the health of your child,
and avoid losing weight.
There are many types of diets that one can find when searching online. Some are safe
for pregnancy, while others are very dangerous. The Atkins Diet is the most dangerous
diet, as you need the whole grains to give you energy. Diets that are high in protein,
whether from meat or not, are ideal for mothers who have a child who have a low gestational
weight. Supplementing your diet with iron-
Water is a very important part of a pregnant mother's diet because every day the
amniotic fluid fluctuates. The amount of water you drink replenishes the fluid that
is absorbed and used by the infant. You want to drink roughly a cup of water an hour,
every hour you are awake.
There is one app that is designed to help moms from pregnancy through the nursing
years stay on track with their nutritional needs. Expecting Nutrition uses charts
to track your caloric intake, food log to record what you eat, weight log, blood
glucose log, and send reports.
• Charts -
The only downside to this application is it is currently
For those who do not have an iPhone, and those that do but want printed assistance,
there is a book for you. The Pregnancy Diet by Eileen Behan brings the answers to
all questions pregnant mothers may have. There are conversations on how to be pregnant
and a vegetarian, and all of the facts of the foods to avoid. There are guidelines
to special dietary needs, such as gestational diabetes, and information on exercise
programs. If you only look at one book for your pregnancy, this is the one to get.
It goes as far as adding weight goals for pregnancy, regardless of the number of
children you are carrying. It is the all-
Pregnancy is when many women fear putting on dozens of pounds and not being able
to get them off for years, if ever. Nutrition is important to your health, as well
as the health of your infant. The problem starts when women believe they literally
need to eat for two people. This is not the case, as one of those "people" weighs
less than four pounds for a majority of the pregnancy.
The ideal diet for you when you are pregnant is eating healthy and consuming roughly 300 more calories a day. On top of that, you will want to take your prenatal vitamins and make sure you are getting enough folic acid.
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