Question:What all foods should be taken during the first trimester of pregnancy
Answer: When you are pregnant you should eat at least 2700 calories each day which means double the amount of food
You are developing baby inside so your iron necessity will also be more
Get plenty of rest put your legs and foot up as frequently as possible to avoid or reduce any swelling
Take more fruits fruit juices boiled vegetables and nutritious diet
Avoid spicy food and oily food
Food heavy and hard to digest should also be avoided
Eat in regular intervals small portions
Boil cumin in water and add ghee sugar to it
Keep on drinking it
Tightness of stomach major issue is mainly due to gas formation and acidity
By eating small portions at regular intervals you can avoid indigestion and reduce gas formation
Cumin water helps you to lose the tightness
Question:Hello.please Tell the foods to be taken after delivery
Answer: Hello dear, congrats on the baby, now after delivery our 1st concern always remains the diet as we have to be sure the baby has enough milk and we also have good strength to get back to track. So here is the chart which I followed hope this will help you too.
Early Morning : (7.00 Am)
Hot Milk (1 glass) : Milk Is the best way to start your day, It will cool the acid rush down, and the nutrients in milk will be are absorbed better on empty stomach
Soaked Almonds (10 -12 pieces) : It is a good source of protein and omega 3 acids
1 Big gondh laddu: Helps in healing , weakness and in lactation
2 tsp carom seeds : This will help in digestion and lactation
Breakfast (9.00 Am)
Ragi vermicilly upma with carrot and cashew : Provides essential nutrients to baby through breast milk. calcium helps in healing and replenishing mother stores. cashew helps in lactation
Curd 1 small Bowl : curd Provides calcium, protein, Vit A and D very beneficial during recovery from delivery . just make sure it is fresh and at room temperature.
Egg Omlette(2 No.): Eggs are easy to make and best sources of proteins that helps in baby’s growth when you feed.
Toasted Brown Bread(2 slices)
Vegetable oats upama (1 soup bowl) : Multi nutrients from veggies and good fiber to tackle constipation and het your bowel functions back to normal.
Apple Or Pomegranate (1 medium size): These fruits help in maintaining hydration and Ph balance.
Coconut water / Ajwain water : It Benefits in constipation, sluggish digestion, heart burn and urinary tract infections.
Chapati / Phulka(2 no)
Red lentil / Masoor Dal with jeera: Red Lentils helps in increasing milk productions and over all lactation
Palak Paneer(1 small bowl): Spinach is rich in folic acid and iron and helps in maintaining healthy lactation and increases milk secretions
Stir fried parval- 2 no.: Raw salads can be hard on digestion , stirred parval is helpful in changing taste and providing fiber to the new mother.
Ajwain water – 1 glass : helps in digestion
Ajwain water(1 glass): Helps in hydration and heart burn
Milk (1 glass)
1 Mix Ladoo (coconut,almond and poppy seed ): Helps in lactation. provides calcium and other essential nutrients required for brain development of baby. Poppy seeds helps in keeping headaches at bay. specially if you have migraine problem.
Mix vegetable soup (bottle gourd , beetroot ,carrot , toru, 1/2 tomato): Helps in providing Iron , required to cover up the blood loss. fluids helps in increasing milk secretions. ,
Dry fruit chikki (made in gurr )(2 small pieces): Good combination of iron and protein
Ajwain water: Helps in digestion
DINNER (8.00 Pm)
Mung / masoor dal with methi leaves (1 bowl)
Toru / parwal / bottle gour sabji (add little milk / paneer while cooking): good combination of protein and iron for baby’s growth and mother’s recovery
Beetroot + carrot kheer(1 bowl): Beet root and carrots increase heamoglobin and are rich in Vitamin A. It helps in growth of the baby.
Milk(1 glass): Along with good nutrition, a glass of warm milk at bedtime helps in getting a good night sleep. and helps in lactation
10 soaked almonds: helps in baby’s brain development and lactation
Question:What precautions should be taken after delivery
Answer: Be happy, eat everything what u wish to
Eat healthy but maintain minimum portions and take frequent meals
Keep your back straight. This will help you retain healthy body posture, regain pre-pregnancy body shape and reduce belly .
Keep yourself well hydrated.
Take rest as much as you can
.Use back support to sit.
Whenever you get time, try to sleep. Avoid standing for long time.
Go for small walks in the open air. This will relax your body and mind after the delivery.
Any intense physical activity like lifting heavy object, climbing stairs, brisk walking etc. is not recommended till 6 weeks after delivery.
Maintain proper personal hygiene. Keep your breasts and private parts clean to avoid any post partum infection.
Continue to take calcium and iron supplements till 8 weeks
Wear loose and comfortable clothing.
Most important enjoy motherhood .