Psychological Changes during Pregnancy

Women and their partners may go through a wide range of emotional experiences during pregnancy and the year following birth (the perinatal period). Physical changes in pregnancy can affect your emotions and mood, and being a parent may be different from your expectations. Common symptoms of antenatal depression: The following symptoms may help you to…

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…

During Pregnancy you may Require Bed Rest Sometimes

Vaginal bleeding during pregnancy at any time When labor like painful uterine contraction started before term Intrauterine Growth Restriction (when the baby’s growth is less in comparison to expected growth) Hypertension (high blood pressure) Preeclampsia (PREGNANCY complication where you develop high blood pressure,protein in the urine and swelling over body) More than one baby (TWINS,…