Pregnancy Diet Tips For Managing Weight Gain During Pregnancy
Posted by naijaparents on January 15th, 2014
Pregnancy is the most wonderful feeling for an expecting mother. However, it brings along with it a number of questions, queries and worries. The most common question bothering women is related to weight. Doctors suggest that a woman should gain between 25 and 35 pounds during pregnancy. Normally women gain 2 - 4 pounds during the first trimester, and 1 pound every week till her delivery. The following will provide a basic scale for weight gain during pregnancy.
It is to be kept in mind that a nutritious and a balanced diet along with regular exercise is the basis for a healthy pregnancy.
Some women are overweight before they conceive and some gain easily when they are carrying. Whatever may be the case it is to be kept in mind that dieting is a complete “NO” during pregnancy. Therefore, it is wise to focus on eating healthy and staying active to avoid weight issues during and after pregnancy. Inadequate weight gain during pregnancy will certainly affect the growth of the baby. On the contrary, overweight also will have its adverse effect.
With proper diet and regular exercise, it is possible to have a healthy pregnancy without gaining too much weight.
Below are some healthy eating tips which will help maintain weight during pregnancy –
Browse the net for more information if you are looking for pregnancy diet tips.
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This article is written by Bayo Ajibola, he is associated with Naija Parents. They keep you company in your journey to parenthood and beyond. Parenting is an exciting, but challenging time. They provide you with information on child parenting, may it be family planning, conception, pregnancy, labour and delivery, baby, toddlers, teenagers, finance or lifestyle.
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