Answer: Hello dear....
Gestational diabetes is a condition in which a women without diabetes, will have higher blood sugar in pregnancy, 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..
Answer: Hi dear,
Diabetes or sugar during pregnancy is though a common but at the same time controling is equally important.normal sugar level post eating should be below 140 mg/DL. Fasting sugar should be below 100. Few life style changes can bring back sugar balance. Eat smaller frequent meals instead of larger meals.this will ensure sugar balance throughout the day. say no to all forms of sugar and avoid refined food. Whole grains and proteins which are slowly digested can raise sugar slowly.prefer brown rice over white rice.oats and whole wheat are preferred.exercises can be very beneficial during such cases too.keep monitoring sugar level. Uncontrolled sugar could make larger baby and preterm labor.Also refer the healofy app for daily updates on baby development and growth,as well as pregnancy care.it also gives you enormous info on post delivery baby care and diet.donot miss out!
Answer: It is advisable to meet a dietician who will formulate a nutritious balanced diabetic diet for you. you should have 3 major meals and 3 snacks and the food should be low in calories and carbohydrates and high in protein and fibre. Include a lot of green Vegetables, fruits, fresh unsweetened juice, lemonade, yoghurt in your diet. Have your iron, vitamin and calcium supplements regularly. Avoid oily spicy and outside food, packaged juices etc.
Hope this information is useful to you.