Question: Hello I m 29 weeks pregnant and suffering from gestational diabetes.... What precautions should I take???
Answer: Hello dear...
Gestational diabetes is a condition in which a women without diabetes, will have higher blood sugar in pregnancy.with proper diet and exercise it can be controlled,These are few stragies can be followed to control blood sugar
Limit the intake of corbohydrate in your diet , avoid to have white rice ,you can have rice in millet varieties
Include more proteins in your diet,that includes dairy products,lean chicken, fish , lentils, nuts and seeds
Take lot of vegetables in your diet, avoid starchy vegetables like potatoes , peas ... Because it will increase the sugar level. Intake of fiber rich fruits like apples,pears , guava will help a lot,avoid banana,mango, jackfruit will increase blood sugar value
Avoid sugar, caffeine, soft drinks, pastries,oil fried food
Regular exercise in pregnancy will keep your sugar in control,go for mild walk morning and evening
Make yourself engaged in some activities
Try maternity yoga, don't get stressed, relaxed and be happy, have a safe and happy pregnancy..
Question: Hello everyone I am 26 weeks pregnant, after some time me suffering from constipation and homrohiods. Due to this I suffer from severe pain .please suggest me some thing to getting rid from it.
Answer: Hello! Haemorrhoids is common during pregnancy. It is mainly due to the pressure of the growing baby on the rectum. It will not completely go away but you can try these to get some relief 1. Take plenty of water 2. Have food with high fiber. 3 do not stress while passing stool. 4. Visit the washroom whenever you feel the need to 5. Go for brisk walk. 6. You can ask the doctor for an ointment to apply there to reduce the swelling.
Question: what about gestational diabetes i am suffering from gestational diabetes please tellme
Answer: One of the most important ways to treat and control gestational diabetes is diet. A healthy diet can work wonder for managing gestational diabetes. To help maintain a stable blood sugar level, food intake has to be monitored. Here are a few tips for meals if someone has gestational diabetes:
Include proteins in every meal. This will keep you satisfied longer.
Monitor carbohydrate intake. Carbs can cause dramatic rises and falls in blood sugar levels which is not good for someone with gestational diabetes.
Avoid processed food as much as possible
Don’t overeat, especially sugary snacks.
Avoid starchy food like rice and potatoes
Avoid fried food
Eat food with a low glycemic index. This keeps blood glucose levels stable for longer.
These are a few general tips for diet changes needed in gestational diabetes. Talk with your doctor and nutritionist for a detailed meal plan that will be beneficial for both mother and baby.