At the end of pregnancy the woman‘s weight will increase by approximately 10 to 12 kg, distributed as follows: the fetus will be 3,500 grams, the placenta, interstitial fluid and blood volume added 1,200 or 1,800 grams, the breast enlargement will 400 grams and 1,640 grams form other maternal adipose tissue.
Measures are not fixed. These vary depending on the physical, height and diet of the pregnant women. The medical examination will determine the best routine food and energy.
It is recommended that you ignore the comment “you should eat for two, simply because being overweight will not help you be healthy and to care for your child is not essential to drink large quantities of food, but eat what is needed for proper development .
Overeating is associated with high blood pressure, gestational diabetes, impaired blood circulation, not to mention the complications that can occur during labor and how difficult it can be given back to your old postpartum.
Avoid extremes and the abundance or deficiency are recommended. If feedlots under five pounds can limit the natural growth of the fetus. As no single food that summarizes all the nutrients and calories you need, you will have to comply esmerarte varied arrangements (fats, carbohydrates and proteins), in moderation. Your new plan will be to increase the number of meals you make, without increasing the amount of what you consume. In other words, it is advisable that you feed three or five times a day, so you feel satisfied and not wanting to kill the hunger out of your diet products.
Quiet breakfast with bread, slathered with butter and cheese, yogurt, juice or slices of your favorite fruit snacks. Retrieves the custom of afternoon tea and full lunch, and will prevent you coming to dinner with a voracious appetite and keep your body well supplied during the day. Drink two liters of water daily and includes your meals at least three servings of dairy products or substitutes manufactured from plants enriched with protein and calcium. Fats are also essential and must not suppress them, except prescription. This is the case of milk fat, vegetable oils and oily fish contributors.
The inevitable provocations
By the third month of pregnancy, often a frequent cravings. Women do not know how to handle these urgent desire to swallow up the most unusual food. These vagaries respond to needs of the body, caused by hormones in the pancreas that drive to eat that what is lacking. What matters is not the food itself but the chemical composition of the product. When you have a craving, check the label to see what are the ingredients and think how you can substitute another food that is within your diet.
Acidic fruits (oranges, passion fruit, pineapple, lemons and grapefruit), pickles (cucumbers, onions) and tomato are interchangeable. If you cause something salty, replace it with a salad, fish, shellfish and nuts. But if it is hot, watercress, peppers, red beets and radishes are best.
With a little will and creativity, you can disguise the foods you dislike, find alternative sources of nutrients and creates appetizing to the eye and the palate to savor any menu for easy as it seems.
Do not fear the scale
It is essential that you weigh you every day to know how many grams you have more than before. That can bring you down. You can choose to do it once a month or when you go to an appointment with your doctor. When it comes time to weigh yourself do it always with the same scale, if possible in the morning, fasting and without clothes, so do not be surprised the amount of your body.
Some women think that as fat is less attractive, without thinking that these ideas are only in their heads. For other people, pregnant women are wonderful human beings who are expecting a new member of the community.
Motherhood is a unique moment in the life of a woman and nobody can take away that pleasure, so great, to house and feel a baby in the womb. Look at other mammals, perhaps you think that females are unpleasant for being pregnant. The underlying reality is very tender and always protected by the rest of the herd, just because of them depends the survival of the species. Appearance is not as important as the mission has given nature.