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Meal planning during pregnancy

Pregnancy is supposed to be the most wonderful time for a woman. It marks the beginning of a new life for both the mother and the upcoming baby. It is essential to take a nutritious diet during pregnancy for keeping the mother and the baby in a healthy condition and avoiding any king of birth defects and complications.

The best thing to do so is avoid outside food. Home cooked food is best for a pregnant lady as there are very little chances of harmful chemicals and other artificial substances coming in the diet. Going for a natural diet rich in fruits and vegetables is the best way to ensure that all the required vitamins and minerals are supplied to the body.

It is a good idea to consult a diet expert. A dietician will be able to provide a customized meal plan that works best for an individual. Most experts suggest that heavy meals should be avoided under all circumstances. Pregnant ladies should go for small portions at regular intervals. A good way is to consume a little amount after every three hours. This allows easy digestion and helps to avoid those heartburns which are so common during pregnancy.

 
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Posted by on April 18, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

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Is it safe to have sex during pregnancy?

Pregnancy is the duration which brings swings in mood in the couples. The father experience the feeling of fatherhood as well has some anxiety of new responsibilities. Sex is the activity that is mostly enjoyed by the couples and this is one of the important concerns for them as they think is it safe to have sex during pregnancy? Most of the couples worry that sex during pregnancy will harm the baby or it will cause pain, discomfort or even miscarriage. Women experience many physical changes during pregnancy as some feel very feminine and some willing to have sex.

The answer of the question is yes- It is safe to have sex during pregnancy and one must prefer oral sex if you have healthy and normal pregnancy as long as you feel comfortable and enjoy it. Although some changes or adjustment should be made when you are ready for intercourse. The man should understand that the women is delicate now, her whole body is changing and has belly is more protruding. The woman in first trimester of pregnancy can have normal sex. Some experts suggest different sex positions for couples. Pregnant women are advised to lie down on their back as the risk is associated with destroying an important vein that feeds the baby but it won’t be crushed by having sex.

 
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