Feeding during pregnancy

feeding during pregnancy

It is essential to a rich and balanced diet in pregnancy because it depends on the correct development of the fetus. The contribution of certain foods varies throughout gestation, and increases the need for folic acid and vitamins A, B, C and D. In the second and third trimester are necessary protein intake, iodine, iron and calcium.

feeding during pregnancy

During pregnancy is very important maternal weight control to prevent disease (gestational diabetes) and birth complications (large fetus).

It is recommended that 5 or 6 meals a day but in small quantities, so we prevent upset stomach and low blood sugar, which are very common in pregnancy because the fetus needs glucose continuously.

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