Nutritious Food During Pregnancy

Thursday, February 25, 2010

You perhaps have heard this saying, you are what you eat. Well this is perfectly relevant to everyone in all through of life; especially relevant for expectant mummies. Proper eating habits and healthy foods during pregnancy play an essential role in the mothers as well as child’s health, and will also ensure and increase the best chance of her child develop and grow normally.

You have probably heard the old saying that when you are pregnant you are eating for two, while that doesn't mean that you should eat double portions of ice cream and cake, it does mean that you should be more cautious about what you eat. Everything that you eat crosses your placenta to your baby, which is why it is so important to eat as many healthy foods as possible. Folic acid is very important, particularly during early pregnancy, as well as all the vitamins and nutrients, as your baby will need them to grow strong and thrive. The only way your baby has to get these essentials nutrients is from you, through your diet, so you have to take it seriously, and be more conscientious of what you eat.

As a responsible MUMMY, your foodstuffs during pregnancy must include Brussels sprouts, strawberries, citrus fruits, green beans and potatoes, all of this will ensure you that you are receiving ample of Vitamin C. It works as an antioxidant for your body, helps the body to absorb iron, protects the tissues from damage, and also helps your baby in building a good and healthy immune system.

So, what mo
ther should eat during pregnancy?

1. Eat green vegetable it rich source of iron.

2. Always use vegetable oils it is unsaturated fats.

3. It is always good to eat full-fat food even as trying to get pregnant. Up your intake of calcium and dairy foods in your daily diet.

4. It is advisable to avoid trans-fats, such as fast foods and those found in many commercially prepared products.

5. Keep yourself well-hydrated by drinking ample of water. Keep coffee or tea to a minimum. And try to avoid alcohol and fizzy drinks.

6. Take a good all-round multivitamin and folic acid for 3-6 months prior to trying to conceive.

7. You should maintain a healthy weight. If you are obese, then you must take some serious steps to get down to a healthy Body Mass Index.

8. Exercise is very important factor, do it regularly. But don’t exercise too much or too little both are bad.

9. Must add cheese, yogurt and pasteurized milk.

10. Must include citrus fruits, strawberries, Brussels sprouts, potatoes and green beans on daily diet.

A good and correct knowledge of foods during pregnancy will ensure a great start in life for your baby. Isn't this all you MUM really want?


Pregnancy - The Most delightful phase of a Woman's Life

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Pregnancy is a God gift for women. It is the most exciting and thrilling epoch of a woman's life. Pregnancy is a phase of bodily and emotional change when lots of changes happen naturally within woman body. This is the time when excitement and thrill marked by nervousness and doubt. However, MUM need not get pointlessly worried and have restless nights. The main reason behind writing this post is try to solve the queries related pregnancy. Maybe you would like to know whether a expecting mother can exercise or swim, or how to get rid of stretch marks! Pregnancy is a best phase in every woman’s life when they only listen to their body.

The period of pregnancy make extraordinary changes in the woman's body mental as well as physical, some changes are visible, others are invisible. Expecting mummies must be preparing for handle these physical and mental changes during pregnancy. Simple thing a woman can do during pregnancy to be happy. Understanding and appreciating these hormonal changes can help MUM to lead a better life during these beautiful nine months of her life.

How can a woman achieve a Healthy Pregnancy?

Proper planning is the first step toward a healthy pregnancy. You have to eat well. Nutritious and rich food helps you to have healthy newborn, healthy pregnancy and healthy mum. If you having healthy and nutritious food during your pregnancy it not only keep you healthy but this will increase your chance of delivering a healthy baby.

As an expectant mummy, your topmost priority should be healthy eating. Start eating healthy food and fruits before you become pregnant so your mind and body will be filled with the nutrients you need for a healthy pregnancy. When you find out that you conceived you be supposed to see a gynecologist or your family doctor, as your doctor can explain to you about healthy pregnancy weight gain. It is very important to staying healthy during pregnancy.

Exercise is the most important element of a healthy pregnancy, easier birth and you return to your pre-pregnancy weight faster by doing exercise.

Ample sound sleep is most important to support a healthy pregnancy. You can also talk with health care councilor and take an advice. I would like to suggest all expecting mummies and their family member that they all must visit the health care center and be ready for healthy pregnancy. Even before outset, it is absolutely essential to plan for a healthy pregnancy. A healthy lifestyle, even before you become pregnant is the best way to give your baby a healthy start. If you're planning to become pregnant, prepare for a healthy pregnancy by taking care of dental and concerns in advance. Always keep in mind that pregnancy is NOT the time to be on a weight loss diet program.

So I wish all MUM just go ahead. And make those beautiful nine months of pregnancy a time to cherish and enjoyable forever!


When it comes to parenting……………………………

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Friends I personally believe in that Parenting or parenthood is something which typically and naturally comes to people. Raising a child is all about having good parenting skills and learning good parenting techniques. As we know the fact that no absolute rules are exist for parenting. Generally parents just learn from their own experience. Most of the things are just come so naturally, like feeding the baby, clothing the baby and taking care of baby. But when a kid grows and other baby is born, parenting becomes more than simply handling the child's daily needs. Sometimes mother and father both feels they need some help in deciding the best way to parent their kids.

As per the study an effective parent is intentional parents, who appreciate and understands a kid's needs. Actually there are no "ideal parents" just as there are no "ideal kids." Sometimes parents strive really very hard for becoming perfect parents can only cause only stress and frustration. Parents give so many things to their kids every day.

Just do simple things, show your love. Just tell your kids you love them, send them a messages, “I trust you, I believe in you; I know you can handle life situations and you are the most important person in my life." Give a tide hug, whenever they need your touch, love and support. Just be with them every time.

As per this famous quote,

Your children need your presence more than your presents. ~Jesse Jackson


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