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2013-01-07
Name: Shweta Some people say that once you get pregnant you should eat for 2 people as you have a baby residing inside you for whom you have to eat. Is it a myth or is it actually true? Since I am already over weight I dont know whether eating for two people would be healthy habit and practice. Can anyone guide?
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2013-01-07
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Name: Anu
Subject:  Compulsory having two adult size diets: Myth
even i agree its a myth. You can just have a glass of milk and one sandwich extra to maintain your necessary diet during your pregnancy. If you eat too much you will have high chances of a cesarean birth of the child. So you should be cautious and consult a good gyno for your diet chart.
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2013-01-07
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Name: Mukti
Subject:  Compulsory having two adult size diets: Myth
I would say it is completely a myth. You surely need to eat extra but according to doctors you need only 300 calories extra per day. More than that will unnecessarily add to your weight and you will have problems during delivery. And since you are already over weight , eating two adult size meals is not at all advisable.
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