Food Guide For Pregnant Women: What To Eat And What Not To Eat

“You are what you eat”- a famous phrase most women know and is giving a message to every pregnant woman. It’s like saying: If you want a healthy baby, you should eat healthy. Pregnancy is a highly demanding period, nutritionally and physiologically that needs attention to avoid any maternal malnutrition leading to high prevalence of…

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Food Guide For Pregnant Women: What To Eat And What Not To Eat
 

Checklist Of Foods To Avoid During Pregnancy

During pregnancy, a woman’s body undergoes a lot of change. It is a common misconception that it is necessary to eat twice as much while you are pregnant. Keeping yourself tuned in to the hunger levels of your body is usually a great indicator of how much you should eat. Every vitamin and mineral you…

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Checklist Of Foods To Avoid During Pregnancy
 

What Supplements To Take During Pregnancy

Eating nutritious food while you are pregnant is Critical. If your diet lacks essential nutrients your baby will not develop well. Unfortunately, there are  a lot of sources but with conflicting information. Supplements are not a substitute for a healthy diet, but usually not all nutrients can be sourced from food in the amount needed…

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What Supplements To Take During Pregnancy
 

Understanding A High-Risk Pregnancy

A high risk pregnancy implies that in order to have a healthy and successful pregnancy and delivery, extra care is required. This is often the case if you suffer from a chronic illness or have other factors and conditions that may put you in the high-risk category.

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Understanding A High-Risk Pregnancy
 

Meal Planning For Pregnant Women With Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes is a health condition that affects the mother in late pregnancy once the baby is fully formed and occurs due to high glucose (sugar) levels in the blood. Insulin, a hormone produced in the pancreas, is responsible for the change in blood glucose (sugar) into a form of energy that our cells can…

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Meal Planning For Pregnant Women With Diabetes
 

Diet For Anemia In Pregnancy And What Foods To Avoid

Anemia is a medical condition where the blood lacks enough red blood cells to carry oxygen to different organs and tissues in the body. Pregnant mothers may experience anemia during pregnancy since the body is working on overdrive to ensure that the developing fetus is getting enough nutrients. During pregnancy, the mother’s heart will beat…

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Diet For Anemia In Pregnancy And What Foods To Avoid
 

Dieting During Pregnancy: How To Safely Lose Weight During Pregnancy

Pregnancy, especially a planned one, is an important event in any woman’s life. After the first signs are confirmed, different aspects of the pregnancy are carefully planned out by the would-be parents. This also includes getting down to an ideal weight, as early in the trimesters as possible. However, this isn’t as easy as it…

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Dieting During Pregnancy: How To Safely Lose Weight During Pregnancy