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Weight Gain, Diet & Exercise


What kinds of food do pregnant women eat? And what kinds should one avoid? What is the correct amount of weight a pregnant women should gain? Can one exercise during pregnancy? Find out more on these topics.

Exercises to Be Avoided During Pregnancy

Some exercises are not safe for pregnant women and can harm unborn baby as well as the mother. Therefore, if you are pregnant you should be aware of the exerc ...read more
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Foods Rich in Folic Acid for Pregnant Women

Intake of folic acid is very important during pregnancy to prevent neural tube defects of spinal cord or brain and other birth defects. Therefore, it is very ...read more
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Dietary Supplements

In addition to intake of natural foods for all the nutrients needs, dietary supplements during pregnancy are suggested by the doctor. Nutritional supplements ...read more
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Importance of a Healthy Diet

Healthy diet is very important during pregnancy. Find more about the importance of healthy diet during pregnancy.
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Safety of Exercise during Pregnancy

Exercises during pregnancy benefits both the mother and the baby, but they should be done in moderation. Some form of exercises during pregnancy is good for o ...read more
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Fitness Regime During Pregnancy

A fitness program during pregnancy is very beneficial to the mother and the baby. A fitness program during pregnancy helps in quick recovery after delivery. I ...read more
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Benefits of Drinking Water

Water is needed for all the functions of the body. Pregnancy is stressful for a woman, the growing baby puts pressure on the system. The requirement of water ...read more
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Exercise During Pregnancy - I

Pregnancy puts stress on all the systems of the body. Exercises ease out the tension and relax the body and the mind. Here are some simple exercises which are ...read more
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Exercise During Pregnancy - II

Exercises are essential for the body specifically during pregnancy. It has many benefits. In this concluding series on exercises during pregnancy, we have lis ...read more
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Increase Iron Intake

Iron requirements increases during pregnancy. Iron is needed more to meet the requirements of growing baby. Women are more prone to low levels of iron. Read o ...read more
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What Exercises Are Safe?

Exercises are important during pregnancy but not all exercises can be done. Moderate exercise should be done only after consultation with the doctor. Here are ...read more
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Pregnancy Exercises

We all know the benefits of exercise during pregnancy but still some queries arise in our minds. We have listed top commonly asked questions on exercise durin ...read more
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Exercise During Pregnancy

We at India Parenting, try to answer all the queries relating to any topic. Here we have given answers to some commonly asked questions on exercise during pre ...read more
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Fasting during pregnancy

Fasting during pregnancy can be harmful to the baby and the mother. If you want to fast, consult your doctor beforehand. A doctor is the best guide to your he ...read more
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Benefits of yoga during pregnancy

Yoga is good for overall health. It relaxes the body and the mind. Yoga during pregnancy helps in easy delivery and prevents complications. Read on to know th ...read more
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Ideal Weight Gain

Weight gain during pregnancy is normal and essential. Weight gain during pregnancy does not mean getting fat but this accounts for the weight of growing baby, ...read more
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Breakup of Pregnancy Weight

A woman gains weight during her pregnancy. This weight gain is normal as it accounts for the weight of the baby, amniotic fluids, placenta and other tissues. ...read more
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Concerns about Weight Gain (Inadequate or Excess)

After reading about breakup of weight gain and how much weight gain is normal in previous articles, we deal with some concerns about weight gain. Read on and ...read more
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Calorie Requirements

Right nutrition and proper calorie intake is necessary for the proper growth and development of the baby. Learn about the trimester wise calorie requirement d ...read more
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Managing Cravings and Aversions

Food aversions and craving are common during pregnancy. Learn about the commons concerns of women about food aversions and craving and find tips for dealing w ...read more
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The Daily Dozen - A Balanced Diet

A balanced diet is necessary for healthy development of the baby in pregnant women. A balanced diet contains all the essential nutrients in the right amount. ...read more
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Benefits of Exercise (to Mother and Baby)

Pregnancy is a testing time for the would-be mother. Every day is a new challenge. Exercises help in mitigating discomforts during pregnancy. There are many o ...read more
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Safe Exercises during Pregnancy

Exercises during pregnancy is beneficial for the baby and the mother. Exercises help in relaxation and in improving flexibility. Read on to know which exercis ...read more
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Exercises for Toning Different Parts of the Body

Here we have listed some basic stretches and warm ups. Do these moves before starting any exercise routine. These stretches stimulate blood circulation.
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Exercises Geared for Pelvic Stretches

Pelvic stretches or pelvic floor exercises can help to prevent a lot of discomfort during pregnancy. However, these exercises should be done under the supervi ...read more
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Pregnancy Diet

Whether you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant, it is important to know what diet is good for the health and the baby and what are the food items that s ...read more
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Prenatal Diet (Diet during Pregnancy)

Prenatal diet plays an important role in right growth and development of the baby. Understanding a prenatal diet helps an expecting mother to know which foods ...read more
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Exercise and Health Tips for Pregnancy

A healthy pregnancy is the dream of every pregnant woman. A good prenatal care is very important for a healthy pregnancy. The consideration of health is impor ...read more
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Tips for Prenatal Fitness

Prenatal fitness is extremely important for having a healthy pregnancy and giving birth to a healthy baby. Staying fit during pregnancy is necessary in order ...read more
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Health Benefits of Kiwi Fruit for Pregnant Women

Are you aware of the health benefits of kiwi fruit for pregnant women? Consuming kiwi fruit is very beneficial during pregnancy. Know about the benefits of ki ...read more
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Vegetarian Diet During Pregnancy

To learn more about vegetarian diet during pregnancy read on.
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Indian Diet for Pregnancy

Indian diet for pregnancy must contain nutrition from all food groups. The well being of a pregnant woman depends on her diet plan. Knowing what foods should ...read more
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Exercises for Pregnancy

Exercises for pregnancy increase the stamina and helps you to keep yourself fit and healthy throughout the pregnancy term. Maintain fitness of the body throug ...read more
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Fitness Regimen for Pregnancy

Fitness in pregnancy starts from the time when you are planning to conceive. The exercise regimen for the pregnancy term is oft neglected by a pregnant woman. ...read more
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Exercise Benefits in Pregnancy

Are you aware of the benefits of exercising during pregnancy? The benefits of exercising during your pregnancy term helps to deal with pregnancy fatigue bette ...read more
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Dieting During Pregnancy

Dieting during pregnancy is often not advised. Is dieting to a certain level healthy in pregnancy? What is the relation between dieting and pregnancy? Here is ...read more
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What to Eat During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is the time to stay healthy so what you eat during pregnancy matters a lot. Set your nutritional requirements throughout the pregnancy by having a b ...read more
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How to Eat Well During Pregnancy

Eating well during pregnancy is the basis of a successful and healthy pregnancy. For a comfortable and safe pregnancy, what you eat matters a lot. Find out a ...read more
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Having Kesar (Saffron) During Pregnancy

A pinch of Kesar during pregnancy is very beneficial. Taking in saffron when you are pregnant helps in solving digestion problems. Do you know when and how yo ...read more
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Benefits of Water During Pregnancy

Are you aware that during pregnancy you need to have plenty of water? When you are expecting, it is important to keep your body hydrated. Adequate intake of w ...read more
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Caffeine during Pregnancy

Caffeine during pregnancy can harm both the mother and the unborn baby. Caffeine has diuretic properties that cause much of the harm. Find out the harmful asp ...read more
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Pregnancy Weight Concerns - What to Expect

Weight gain during pregnancy is a given, but how much weight gain is too much? Should you exercise during pregnancy? Read on to know what to expect in terms o ...read more
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Benefits of Drinking Water during Pregnancy

It is important to drink plenty of water during pregnancy because water help to deal with pregnancy related disorders easily. By drinking plenty of water duri ...read more
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Top 10 Healthy Snacks for Pregnant Women

Are you looking for healthy snack options for pregnant women? Read on to find top 10 healthy snacks which can be consumed during pregnancy without any guilt.
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Importance of Iron Intake during Pregnancy

It is important to increase the iron intake during pregnancy as your body needs more iron for right growth and development of baby. Right amount of iron intak ...read more
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Importance of Calcium Intake during Pregnancy

How much calcium should be consumed during pregnancy? What are the problems faced by if a woman’s body does not get calcium during pregnancy? Find about the ...read more
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Gaining Right Weight during Pregnancy

It is important to gain right weight during pregnancy for having a healthy baby. Read on to find out what should be the ideal weight gain during pregnancy. Kn ...read more
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What is Unsafe to Eat during Pregnancy?

Some foods can prove harmful for pregnant women. Such food can lead to problems like low birth-weight infants, premature deliveries, and even miscarriages. Re ...read more
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Is it Safe to Eat Junk Food during Pregnancy?

It is important to control your cravings for junk food during pregnancy as it can do more harm than good. Read on to know if it is safe to eat junk food durin ...read more
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Benefits of Walking During Pregnancy

Walking provides innumerable benefits to pregnant women. If you do not practice any other pregnancy exercises it is beneficial to walk for 20 minutes twice a ...read more
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Diet for Low Haemoglobin during Pregnancy

Low haemoglobin can cause complications during pregnancy. Let us take a look at the diet for coping with low haemoglobin during pregnancy.
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Benefits of Dairy Products for Pregnant Women

Dairy products contain essential nutrients that are helpful for pregnant women. Learn more about the benefits of dairy products for pregnant women.
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Ways to Cut Down Caffeine Intake during Pregnancy

Excessive caffeine intake is harmful during pregnancy. Find out what you can do to cut down your caffeine intake during pregnancy.
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Best Exercises for Pregnancy

Some exercises are very beneficial to be practiced during pregnancy. Let us take a look at the best exercises for pregnancy.
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Swimming during Pregnancy

Swimming is considered to be one of the best exercises of pregnancy. But it is a must to consult a doctor before you start swimming exercise. Find out what pr ...read more
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Importance of Omega 3 Fatty Acids during Pregnancy

Eating foods rich in omega 3 fatty acids is helpful during pregnancy. Learn more about the importance of omega 3 fatty acids during pregnancy.
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Exercises during Last Stage of Pregnancy

Exercising throughout pregnancy can help to prevent complications during delivery. Learn about the exercises that can be practiced during last trimester of pr ...read more
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Importance of Vitamin A in a Pregnancy Diet

Vitamin A is one of the nutrients essential of healthy growth and development of the foetus. Learn more about the importance of Vitamin A during pregnancy.
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Diet for Preventing Haemorrhoids during Pregnancy

Hormonal and bodily changes during pregnancy make women susceptible to the health problems like haemorrhoids. Find about the diet which can help to prevent ha ...read more
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Benefits of Dairy Products during Pregnancy

Consumption of dairy products during pregnancy is considered to be healthy for the growth and development of foetus. Let us take a look at the importance of c ...read more
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Diet for Last Trimester of Pregnancy

Eating right kinds of foods during pregnancy is important. Learn about the foods that are considered to be healthy and foods that should be avoided during the ...read more
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Exercises for Third Trimester of Pregnancy

Learn about the exercises that can be practiced and that should be avoided during the third trimester of pregnancy.
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How to Aid Digestion during Pregnancy?

Due to hormonal and bodily changes the process of digestion may get affected during pregnancy. Find out what pregnant women can do to aid digestion during pre ...read more
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Benefits of Joining Antenatal Exercise Classes

Joining antenatal exercise classes during pregnancy can help to make body flexible and prevent complications during pregnancy. Take a quick look at the benefi ...read more
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Increased Appetite during Pregnancy

Frequent hunger pangs may be experienced by women during pregnancy. Let us take a look at the reasons behind increased appetite during pregnancy and some tips ...read more
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What is taught in Antenatal Exercise Classes?

You can learn exercises that can help to prevent complications during pregnancy and help you stay healthy and fit during your pregnancy term through antenatal ...read more
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Is it Safe to Eat Amla during pregnancy?

Pregnancy is a time when women like to eat citrus fruits and spicy food as well. Finding out what food items are allowed during pregnancy and what they should ...read more
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Diet for the First Trimester of Pregnancy

During pregnancy it is a must to take right care of the diet. Eating healthy is very important. Find more about the diet for the first trimester of pregnancy.
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How to Avoid Excessive Weight Gain during Pregnancy

Excessive weight gain during pregnancy can invite complications. Therefore, it is a must to keep the weight in check during pregnancy. Here is how to avoid ex ...read more
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Weight Gain during First Trimester of Pregnancy

Pregnant mothers may gain certain amount of weight during first trimester of pregnancy. Here is some information about weight gain during first trimester of p ...read more
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