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Question: What is good to eat during 4th month of pregnancy?

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Answer: Hello... Dear in pregnancy, healthy diet will give you healthy baby, follow these tips, it might be helpful for you... Take folate rich foods that includes green vegetables, lentils, chickpeas.. Intake of wholegrain,millets , cereals will also help Eat lot of vegetables and fruits which haslot of nutrients Eat nuts, dates,dryfruit as snacks,you can also have makhana Avoid caffeine,sugar,packed foods,pastries too Eat home made food than food brought outside Stay yourself hydrated, drink three litres of water a day, you can add fresh juice too If you are a non vegetarian, chicken, egg,meat is best option you can have it weekly twice,other meat weekly once Drink two glasses of milk daily, good for bone health Intake of fruits and vegetables,will give you lot of nutrients needed during this phase,avoid constipation,and it helps in yielding a healthy baby,can have more water content veggies like raddish, cucumber,white pumpkin,celery, cauliflower,cabbage, bottle guard,which helps you to stay hydrated, can also have beetroot,carrot,beans, cauliflower, drumstick,green leafy vegetables,which increases iron content in your body fruits are rich source of energy,you can have apple,pears,guava, pomogranate,chikoo,grapes, they contain lot of fibre, minerals and vitamins, which is needed during pregnancy,you can eat dryfruits at anytime as snacks but the best time to eat dryfruits is early in the morning,soak them overnight and have it,but have it in moderation because they has high calorie content than the fresh one,having nuts and dryfruits in pregnancy is very essential because they promote lot of health benefits to you and your baby,it also componsate the nutritional needed for pregnancy,regular intake of dryfruits will relieve you from Anemia and constipation
Answer: Hello! Make sure you add lots of fiber in your 4th month pregnancy diet and that too, in each meal. High fiber foods like whole grains, oats and green vegetables. Opt for iron fortified whole wheat bread instead of regular white bread.Ensure that your diet contains sufficient amounts of Omega 3, 6, 9 fatty acids by taking foods like fresh water fish, tinned tuna, nuts and olive oil.You can help your baby develop stronger bones by adding at least one liter on milk products per day. Have 2 glasses of milk or 500 gm of curd or 200 gm of paneer. These act as good supplements to your calcium medication.fresh seasonal fruits of different colors should be an integral part of your diet in 4th month of pregnancy.An iron-rich diet helps you by making more blood and the baby by aiding better growth. Add foods like nuts, dhaals, eggs, dried fruits and whole wheat products to your diet. Also, consult your doctor before starting any iron supplements.
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