Diet Chart for Pregnant Women
"A baby is something you carry inside you for nine months, in your arms for three years, and in your heart forever".
The feeling of carrying a soul within you is the most awaited time in a woman's life. It is important to eat right to give the right amount and type of nutrition to the little one and the mother. Eating less, in order to avoid weight gain during pregnancy is the worst ideas of all times.
Below mentioned is the diet plan which should be followed during pregnancy:-
1 cup of milk (Flavored or Unflavored) Preferred flavors- Almond, Cardamom or Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus), 2 Wheat biscuits or dry toasts, 6 soaked almonds and 2 dates.
1 cup of milk (Flavoured or Unflavoured) Preferred flavors - Almond, Cardamom or Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus), 2 Wheat biscuits or dry toasts, 6 soaked almonds and 2 dates.
1 bowl of curd/yogurt with 1 or 2 stuffed Asian bread (Paratha) OR An omelette with 2 slices of brown bread OR Poha or Upma with vegetables of your choice OR Sandwich, Porridge, Oatmeal or Pancakes.
A fruit of your choice (except Papaya)
Coconut water/ Lemonade
2 wheat chapattis with a bowl of cooked lentils or fish curry or chicken or any vegetable of your choice, salad, sprouts and lemon rice.
A glass of buttermilk
One cup of green tea and any snack made from cottage cheese
Roasted Bengal grams or dry fruits like almonds or walnuts
Vegetable/ Chicken soup
2 Jwar/ Bajra chapattis with Moong lentils or gourd vegetables followed by a small serving of dessert.
1 cup of milk with 2 almonds and 2 dates
MONTH WISE DIET
According to Ayurveda, it is important to follow this regimen in order to remain healthy and deliver a healthy child possessing good health and all the qualities.
Sweet, cold, liquid and congenial diet. Avoid massages.
Sweet, cold and liquid diet.
Sweet, cold and liquid diet especially cooked rice with milk.
Cooked rice with curd, pleasant food mixed with milk and butter and white meat (Optional).
Rice gruel or cooked sweetened rice
Sweetened curd and regular consumption of milk and clarified butter
Same as in sixth month
EIGHTH & NINTH MONTH
A few teaspoons of cow's ghee should be consumed mixed in food for an easy delivery.
- Junk food
- Packaged foods
- Refined sugars
- Strenuous workouts
- Alcoholic beverages
- Aerated drinks
- Breathing exercises
- Drink plenty of water and coconut water
- Eat healthy
- Stay calm and positive