Some foods will directly affect the process
should have a healthy diet while conceiving.
Normally, it’s advised that couples should
have a plan for about 3-6 months before pregnancy. During this time, you will
get much advice from specialists, the dear ones in your family about
preparations before giving birth. These are vaccinating, learning how to count
the ovulation days; and eating is indispensable.
If you are having a diet with lots of
fruits, vegetables, rice, protein, it means that you’re in right direction.
However, there are many kinds of food that are not good for conception, so you
need to pay special attention to them.
Why are there kinds of food that we
shouldn’t have during conception? Eating before pregnancy has a long-term
effect in your body and will affect the fetus afterwards. In addition, the main
organs of the fetus usually develop right after conception - may be before the
time the mother knows that she is pregnant - so eating before pregnancy will
have a bad effect on the development of the baby.
According to the advice of dietitians,
before and during pregnancy, women should reduce foods rich in artificial
sugar, fat and sweet and especially medicine without doctor’s prescription.
should reduce foods rich in artificial sugar,
fat and sweet during pregnancy.
Here is a list of foods that should be
avoided before and during pregnancy.
If you’re trying for a baby, from now on,
cross alcohol out of your list of daily diet. The up-to-now researches have
shown that alcohol is one of the direct reasons that cause birth defects during
the first months of pregnancy. Besides, alcohol also inhibits the pregnant
ability of some women.
Drinks such as soft drinks, soda, cola,
black tea, pain killer, chocolate and coffee… contain caffeine. Use these kinds
of drinks will reduce your fertility and chance of getting pregnant. If you
consume these drinks too much, you will have difficulties in conception during
the whole year. Your partner should also reduce the consumption of these drinks
because they reduce the quality as well as quantity of their sperm.
should avoid foods containing caffeine when you want to conceive.
bean and soy products
Some researches show that a big amount of
protein inside soya bean can inhibit the fertility. If your reproductive health
is normal, there will be no problem, but in case you have troubles with
infertility, you should reduce using soya milk, tofu and soy products.
You shouldn’t eat high saturated fat meat,
especially those from animals which are fed because they have big effects on
the production of estrogen. Eating too much processed meat is not encouraged
because you can eat the additives which are harmful to your fetus.
or rare foods
Eating raw or rare food such as meat, fish,
eggs, cheese… will make you have a risk of being infected by pathogenous
bacteria. These bacteria not only cause bad effect to your body but also
directly affect your fetus afterwards.
Fish with high
Fish such as
Shark, Swordfish, King Mackerel, or Tilefish contain high level of
mercury which can be agglomerated for a long time and affect your body. This
level of mercury also affects the fetus’s nervous system. Therefore, during
conception and even during pregnancy, you should avoid these kinds of fish.
high in salt
Though these kinds of food are eye-catching
and increase appetite, too high amount of salt of nitric acid and the
concentration of zinc are unhealthy.
It’s best for you to choose fresh and
natural foods; avoid using foods containing preservative substances, coloring
substances, and much energy. Before eating, you should wash and peel fruits to
prevent plant protection products.