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Question: Hi...am underweight from my childhood..i was 45...bt in first trimester i loss my weight n come down to 42. now i m in 7th month of my pregnancy i didnt put on much weight nw my weight is 46... how much needed weight i need to put on in my whole pregnancy ? any suggestions for a healthy baby?
Answer: Hi dear during whole pregnancy normally a pregnant leady gain 10 to 15 kg. your weight is very low it is not good for you and for your baby too. Include foods such as whole milk or skimmed milk, yogurt, buttermilk, cheese, cottage cheese (paneer). All these food items are rich sources protein, calcium, and vitamin B12. If you are vegetarian, eat dals, cereals, dry fruits in your everyday diet to make up for your body’s requirement of protein. Include lots of fresh fruits and vegetables in your everyday diet as it will help you gain your body’s required amount of fiber, vitamins and minerals. Make sure you have about five servings of each on a daily basis. If you eat meat and fish, make sure you include them in your everyday diet as well, as they will provide your body with the required proteins. Drink lots of water. You can simply have clean water throughout the day, water and fresh fruits. Avoid going for packaged juices as they are very high in their sweet content. Eating fats will help your body get the energy it needs to help you support the growing baby as well as prepare your body for the delivery. Vegetable oil is a good source of fat as it has unsaturated fats. Butter and ghee (clarified butter) contain a lot of fats. To make sure that what you eat helps your body and also helps you stay interested, spread out your food through the day by following different food idea.
Question: Now m 30 week n till now I only put on 2 kg . How to gain weight??
Answer: Congratulations on your pregnancy I can understand your curiosity.Diet plays a major role. Your diet should be balanced. Take milk twice as it serves calcium needs on daily basis. Include fruits, vegetables, green leafy vegetables in your diet. Curd is best source of calcium and aids in digestion avoiding acidity and gas formation. Food you can take normal diet but avoid spicy and masala food. Except the food you should avoid during pregnancy as pine apple, Jack fruit, papaya, sesame seeds, etc you can have rest all. Take care
Question: Hi I am 16 weeks pregnant with pre pregnancy weight of 76.5 kgs. Is it normal if I have not put on weight till now?
Answer: Hi.. On an average a woman gain about 10 - 12 kgs during the entire term of pregnancy.. Initially in the first three months, the weight gain is very minimal like 2 - 3 kgs.. After that the weight gain is steady about 2 - 3 kgs a month. Please keep in mind not to diet and eat small and frequent meals as the same is very important for baby's growth and development.