Nutrition during Pregnancy and lactation

Good nutrition is essential to ensure that a mother’s body can give baby the nourishment she or he requires to develop and grow. Mainly,balanced diet is to be followed ­ lots of fruits, vegetables grains and proteins. You do not require eating for two but certainly requirement for calorie intake and recommended daily allowance for…

Gestational Diabetes – Healthy eating for a healthier pregnancy

Gestational diabetes is high blood sugar (glucose) that starts during pregnancy. Eating a balanced, healthy diet can help you manage gestational diabetes. The diet recommendations that follow are for women with gestational diabetes who do NOT take insulin. Medical nutrition therapy is first line treatment for GDM management. Goals of management: Provide a nutritionally sound…