Foods that Increase Pregnant Women's Weight
It contains high amounts of lean proteins, iron, and low amounts of saturated fat. It prevents anemia during pregnancy and increases hemoglobin levels in the mother, which is very important during pregnancy.
Also, reduces the risk of birth defects in babies, such as neural tube defects, etc.
Curd and Yogurt
Yogurt is filled with folic acid and proteins. It keeps the pregnant woman’s tummy perfect. It is full-filled with the demand for prebiotics, protein, and calcium, and it helps meet nutritional requirements during Pregnancy. You can eat yogurt in many forms.
Almonds Soaked in Water Overnight
Helps in Brain development of the fetus, Controls cholesterol, Boosts immunity, Helpful in diabetes and Provides energy and many nutritious elements.
Fulfils the calcium need of the body, Reduces morning sickness, Omega-3 and folate acid helps in the foetal development, Helpful in Gestational Diabetes, High source of iron and fiber, control hypertension and Boosts digestion.
Soak walnuts in water overnight to get maximum of nutrients. It Helps in Proper weight management, Prevents diabetes, Brain and eye development, Controls blood pressure and cholesterol, Proper foetus growth, Boosts immune system, Boosts metabolism, etc
Fish is full of great Omega-3 fatty acids which support fetal growth and boost your baby’s brain growth. It also contains protein essential for the development of skin, hair, muscles, and other cells.
Avocado lowers the bad cholesterols (LDL) in our body. The increase in LDL can cause heart attacks too. The rise in cholesterol is natural during pregnancy but women, who already have high cholesterol. Full of Vitamin C, Folate and Vitamin B6.
Eggs and Chicken
Both are great sources of protein. You should eat Lean Chicken that is skinless chicken. Prefer having baked/boiled chicken and not fried chicken. The muscles of chicken when fried produce cancer-causing carcinogens.
It is a good source of vitamins K, vitamins A and vitamins C, calcium, phosphorus and zinc that are good for health body. Broccoli also helps manage blood sugar levels due to its anti-diabetic activity by increasing insulin secretion. maintaining strong, healthy bones.
WEIGHT GAIN DETAILS FOR ALL 3 TRIMESTERS
A healthy Pre-Pregnancy BMI is 18.5 to 24.9 and it measures your weight in relation to your height.
Weight Gain Requirement – 1st Trimester
During the First Trimester of Pregnancy, you need to gain little weight, the ideal weight would be – 500 grams to 2 kg (1 to 4½ lb) in total.
Kindly note that if you lose or gain weight more than 10% of your pre-pregnancy weight then you need to discuss with your health care provider.
Weight Gain Requirement – 2nd Trimester & 3rd Trimester
During the second trimester of pregnancy, you need to maintain your weight and the weight gain should be steady – 200 to 500 grams (½ to 1 lb) per week.