Healthy Diet for Pregnant Women

During pregnancy, a woman is required to maintain body weight in order to stay balanced. Because pregnant women who are obese are vulnerable to disease and harmful to the health of the baby.

Gynecology of India, Dr Suman Bijlani says that pregnant women need a balanced diet with some additional material to meet the needs of the baby in the womb.

"You need to eat about 300 extra calories per day, which means an extra meal. But not too much because it makes you vulnerable to obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity and make babies. Focus on adding extra protein, iron, and existing calcium to the diet, "says Dr Bijlani, as reported by the Times of India.

Following a healthy diet on pregnant women:

Healthy Diet for Pregnant Women
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Include green beans, bean sprouts, eggs, meat, fish, milk and dairy products.


Carbohydrates provide energy and fiber. Avoid refined sugar and flour because it causes blood sugar levels to fluctuate. Stick to whole grains and whole fruits.


Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) and essential fatty acids is important for fetal brain development. It is important for the development of intelligence, learning, and vision. Add flax seeds, walnuts, beans, tofu, olive, and soybean oils to your diet. Non-vegetarians can benefit from the intake of fish or cod liver oil capsules.


Green leafy vegetables, nuts, pomegranate, cherry, berry, litchi, pineapple, raisins, dates, and animal foods contain a good amount of iron. Vitamin C is essential for the absorption of iron, squeeze the lemon in your food.


You need more calcium to help your baby's growing bones and teeth and is also important for the function of your body.


  1. It is very necessary for a pregnant women to eat healthy to give birth to a healthy baby..

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  2. Healthy diet is very important for pregnant women coz it helps both mom n kiddo in future n present..

  3. Healthy diet for a pregnant women is much more important than normal. Healthy Women gave birth to healthy Babies and they become Healthy and Active nation.

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  5. A good diet for pregnant women is;milk, water, banana's, cherries, apples, oranges, squash, pineapple, and more.Basically you should eat healthy and normal but avoid things that can get you salmonella like raw seafood, chicken, meat and eggs etc. Avoid alcohol and caffeine. All fruits are fine.

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  9. A pregnant lady should follow the plan properly so that she would be healthy and her child would also be

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  10. the exercises will have to be modified, as I cannot do any ab work. If it calls for me to lay on my belly, I'll do some yoga stretching instead. That should help me in a few more months!
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