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Good eating diet during the period of Pregnancy?

Healthy Diet During Pregnancy

Dr. Shikha Verma
Consultant- Gynecologist
Nestiva Hospital (Patna)

A pregnant woman requires additional calcium, folic acid, iron, and protein than a woman.

Folic acid is a B vitamin that is crucial in supporting to prevent birth defects in the baby’s brain and spinal cord.

The recommended amount of folic acid from the diet separate.

Women who are trying to have a baby take a daily vitamin supplement of 400 micrograms of folic acid per day for at least one month before becoming pregnant.

The mineral is used to build a baby’s bones and teeth. If a pregnant woman does not take extra calcium, the mineral will be drawn from the mother’s stores in her bones. 

Pregnant women essential 27 milligrams of iron a per day. iron, It includes a good intake of vitamin C at the same meal when eating iron-rich foods. Food sources: such as meat, poultry, fish, dried beans and peas, iron-fortified cereal.

More protein is needed during pregnancy.

What to eat food:-

These are the following items to eat during pregnancy – fruits, vegetables, lean protein, whole grains, and dairy products. 

Pregnant women should concentrate on fruits and vegetables, especially during the second and third trimesters.

Whole grains these foods are a good source of energy in the diet, and they also provide fiber, iron, and B-vitamins.

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