Women

How To Avoid Obesity When Being Pregnant

- 7 Kinds Of Fruit That Pregnant Women Shouldn’t Eat
- How to have natural miscarriage
- Foods That Cause Miscarriage
- Signs Proving You Have Boy Pregnancy

Pregnant women who are obese or increase too much weight can have much chance of gestational hypertension and diabetes.

According to the latest research, there’re over 30% women who are overweight in pregnancy. Women who are overweight before pregnancy or increase too much weight during pregnancy, their health can be seriously affected. Obesity can increase the risk of gestational hypertension and diabetes which can lead to pre-eclampsia. The risk of miscarriage, stillbirth or premature birth can increase due to gestational obesity or overweight.

Women who are overweight before pregnancy or increase too much weight during pregnancy, their health can be seriously affected.

Women who are overweight before pregnancy or increase too much weight during pregnancy, their health can be seriously affected.

Pregnant women who are overweight can have children that have birth defects, and have difficulties in taking ultrasound tests and diagnosis. In few days before the due day, pregnant women can have the risk of blood clots, gestational hypertension, diabetes and anesthesia difficulties increased. The research showed that fat pregnant women have the same problem about breastfeeding. On other hand, losing weight after pregnancy is nearly unsolvable. 

Some experiments on mouse also showed that mice that were born by the overweight ones have their brain structure changed and permanent conveyed, which causes the risk of cardiovascular diseases, hypertension and diabetes.

Mr. Melinda Johnson – a nutrition expert from the British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy, said that we were making a young and obese generation; when they’re grown up and have babies, the genetic issue will severely change. 

If you are going to get pregnant, find a sensible diet that help you not increase to much weight in pregnancy.

If you are going to get pregnant, find a sensible diet that help you not increase to much weight in pregnancy.

The sensible weight gain during pregnancy

When pregnant, women’s bodies have many changes. In the time of morning sickness, their needs of energy and nutrients increase as well as the absorption in the bowel. There’re also simple metabolic change and hormone changes. All of the changes lead to appetite loss: women find no interest in eating 1 food or more, nausea, vomit, heartburn and constipation. Those changes at some level, affects pregnant women’s weight gain or loss.

However, when the morning sickness is gone, many pregnant women start eating more as if they are making up to the lost meals; they eat without the control, which leads to over-controlled weight gain. It can lead to many unexpected problem to the health of pregnant women and fetuses, such as: the state of overweight of women after pregnancy, the long labor which dues to big fetuses, birth difficulties because of big children’s shoulders, caesarean, injury or asphyxia at birth… To prevent the situation, scientists recommended pregnant women to have sensible weight gain according to BMI (the body index) of the women before pregnancy. Particularly, it means that the weight gain that’s enough for pregnancy is about 10-12kg. Therein, in the 3 first months, there should be no or just 1kg increase of weight. In the 3 middle months of pregnancy, it’s necessary for women to gain 4-5kg. In the 3 last months, pregnant women should increase 5-6kg. In the 6 last months, pregnant women should have no or 1kg weight increase each month.

The followings are recommendation about sensible diets.

Reduce junk foods

Junk foods contain lots of sugar and fat which make your weight increase fast while bring not so many calories for the body.

Junk foods contain lots of sugar and fat which make your weight increase fast while bring not so many calories for the body.

Junk foods contain lots of sugar and fat which make your weight increase fast while bring not so many calories for the body.

Fast weight increasing can make pregnant women have more chances of pre-eclampsia, gestational diabetes, back pain and shortness of breath. For that reason, pregnant women should avoid eating sugary and greasy foods. Cut down on junk foods, such as cake and soft drinks.

Eat small portions and have more light meals        

Morning sickness, heartburn and indigestion can make you main meals become boring and the situation will get worse as soon as fetuses get bigger. Therefore, you should have 5-6 light meals with sensible portions instead of having only 3 main meals.

The light meals will help you receive the required amount of calorie and nutrients but still provide you with the usual energy and stable sugar blood level. That kind of eating helps pregnant women reduce the effects of morning sickness.

When pregnant, women shouldn’t have a thought of eating for 2.

When pregnant, women shouldn’t have a thought of eating for 2.

There’re many researches that were carried, showed that when we eat with someone, you tend to eat more than 750 calories in comparison to eating alone. This is why you should eat the foods that you love in the day and eat slowly and carefully during the meal. The fact you eat with others will restrain you from eating more and help you recognize the good flavor of the foods.

Eat healthy breakfast

Many people think that skipping meals will reduce weight gain. However, the thought is completely wrong. Skipping will only make you want to eat more in the later meal. Moreover, after 6-8 hours sleeping, you and your fetuses need to be provided with energy in the early time of the day. Energy deficiency and ravenous hunger caused by skipping meals can make you feel tired and moody in the morning.

Don’t eat the portion of two

People often encourage pregnant women to eat more, eat the portion for two but, you’re the one who know the amount of food that is good for yourself and your fetus. Accordingly, don’t be affected by people’s encouragements and try to eat more because in the long run, the excess amount of food that you ate will make your weight increased unexpectedly.

Don’t forget to drink enough water

The water is not only important to the body, fetuses, but can help you prevent hunger and appetite.

The water is not only important to the body, fetuses, but can help you prevent hunger and appetite.

Lacking water sometimes make you feel hungry. If you follow your diet but still feel hungry, drink more water. The water is not only important to the body, fetuses, but can help you prevent hunger and appetite.   

Do exercise regularly

If you are tired or have light morning sickness, it’ll be difficult to do exercise, though; it’s very good for pregnant women. Doing exercise regularly can help increase the energy, improve the breathing and self-endurance. Besides, regular exercise can prevent pregnant women from extreme fast weight gain.

According to researches, doing exercise help pregnant women sleep sound and fast get back on shape. However, at this time, you shouldn’t work on exercises that are too hard but focus on gentle ones like yoga, walking or swimming.

Top search
Women
- 6 Ways To Have a Natural Miscarriage
- Foods That Cause Miscarriage
- Losing Weight In A Week With Honey
- Can You Eat Crab Meat During Pregnancy?
- Grape Is Pregnant Women’s Friend
- 4 Kinds Of Fruit That Can Increase Risk Of Miscarriage
- Some Drinks Pregnant Women Should Say No With
- Signs Proving You Have Boy Pregnancy
- Why Do Pregnant Women Have Stomachache When Eating?
- Top Foods That Pregnant Women Should Be Careful Of
- 6 Kinds Of Vegetable That Increase Risk Of Miscarriage
Other
Women
- Strange Things Happening In Pregnancy That Pregnant Women Should Know
- Surprising Truths About Fetuses That You May Not Know
- The Reasons Why You Should Give Birth Successively
- Misunderstandings About The Effects Of Some Fruits
- Secrets That Help Lose Weight And Not Gain Weight Again
- Secrets That Help You Keep Health In Rainy Season
- Bone And Joint Nutrition Needs When The Weather Changes
- Discover Ice’s Benefits That Few People Know
- How Milk Is Made?
- How To Protect Your Baby's Budding Bite
 
30 Love Quotes for Boyfriends
women
Top keywords
women
Miscarriage Pregnant Pregnancy Pregnancy day by day Pregnancy week by week Losing Weight Stress Placenta Makeup Collection
Women
Top 5
women
- Cinnamon: A natural treatment for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?
- 5 Tips for Safe Exercise During Pregnancy
- Four Natural Ways Alternative Medicine Can Help You Get Pregnant (part 2)
- Four Natural Ways Alternative Medicine Can Help You Get Pregnant (part 1)
- Is Your Mental Health Causing You to Gain Weight (part 2) - Bipolar Disorder Associated with Weight Gain