We’ve all heard “eating for two” but women should remember that being pregnant isn’t a blank check allowing the eating of whatever they want or however much they crave. Gaining weight while you’re pregnant is natural and essential. But gaining too much weight during any pregnancy is unhealthy for both the mom and the baby.
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Nutrition is probably one of the most important parts of pregnancy – not just because you’re taking care of your own body, but because everything you do affects your baby. This is why it’s so important for women to include a wide variety of healthy fats, proteins, vitamins and minerals in their daily diets. But there are some foods you should eat regularly during pregnancy; grapefruit is one of them.
Countless studies have highlighted the drawbacks to weight problems prior to and during pregnancy, but few have truly put a dollar sign on how much these issues cost. A recent study, published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology did just that in their analysis of nearly 110,000 women in Scotland between 2003 and 2010.