Pregnancy and Nutrition

A study shows the close relationship between pregnancy and nutrition. The study was conducted on 1950 pregnant women who experience nutritional deficiencies during the first eight weeks of her pregnancy. The result is, most pregnant women with nutritional deficiencies are at high risk of death or miscarriage. Meanwhile, the pregnant women with adequate nutrition can stay healthy during pregnancy and can deliver a healthy baby as well. Impact of nutritional deficiencies during pregnancy can also cause neurological disorders in infants, and the baby has a degenerative disease risk is greater.

It should be understood that the first three months of fetal growth period is the period of the formation of organs that require energy and nutrients in large numbers. Energy and nutrients obtained from food consumed by the mother. That's why having proper nutrition and sufficient is very important for a pregnant woman. 

Nutrients are also useful as a function of protection for the newly formed embryo in the first three months of its development. In early pregnancy, the placenta has not formed so that there is no mechanism for the protection of the embryo. That's why nutritional deficiencies during pregnancy can cause miscarriage or fetal death risk. You don’t want to this occur to you, right? 

Well, now you have understood the importance of the function of nutrition for you and for your baby during pregnancy. But where are the best sources of nutrients that can be gained? Here are some foods that can provide nutrients for you: 
  • Apple
  • Apricot
  • Avocado
  • Grape
  • Banana
  • Cranberry
  • Potato
  • Broccoli
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Yogurt
  • Milk and Cheese
  • Pasta
In addition, here is a table of Recommended Nutrients During Pregnancy:

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3 comment(s):

Sebastian said...

Nutrition is very important. I like avocado, and be happy to know that this kind of fruit contain nutrition.
Thanks for your information about nutrition here...

slamet said...

Thanks for this article.Its helpfull for me

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