How to avoid excess weight gain during pregnancy
When the first trimester of pregnancy passes, and along with it the morning sickness and other manifestations of toxicosis, often future mothers begin to actively eat off. For the figure you do not have to worry, you can eat as much as you like, and even the relatives poke every kind of delicacies and delicacies. Here are the kilograms and run unnoticed. But we must not forget that exceeding the norm of weight during pregnancy can lead to some unpleasant consequences.
The rate of weight gain during pregnancy
Active growth of the baby, and with it of the mother, begins after 12-15 weeks. Normal weight gain during pregnancy 9-16 kg, if you expect twins, then 16-21 kg. Small deviations from the norm are considered quite acceptable. We need to be weighed every month. Follow the procedure in the morning without breakfast. Choose the same clothes for weighing. Record the results in a notebook. You will also be weighed and measured in a women's consultation. A set of kilograms occurs gradually. In the first three months it can be only 1-2 kg, then in the second trimester to one kilogram per month, and from 6 to 9 months to one kilogram per week. Sharp jumps in weight can signal some deviations in the course of pregnancy. In such cases, special care and sensitive observation of specialists is needed. But this is only an approximate weight norm, each woman is unique, which means that each woman has her own pregnancy.
What you need to eat moms
In general, problems with excess weight in women arise due to unbalanced nutrition. The diet of the future mother should be: fresh fruits and vegetables, lean meat and fish, greens, juices, freshly squeezed, bread from coarse flour, dairy products, especially cottage cheese and hard cheese. If you want a sweet, give preference to prunes, dried apricots, raisins, dates. Limit yourself to strong coffee and tea. Try to replace it with a green, and preferably herbal decoction. Also pay attention to the method of cooking. Give preference to boiled, baked and steamed dishes.
How not to gain weight during pregnancy
A woman in an "interesting position" is not sick and does not need a bed rest (unless the doctor has appointed it). Try to move more and more often go out into the open air. This will not only have a positive effect on the baby, but will also help you prepare properly for childbirth. Also, in order not to gain excess weight during pregnancy, eat better often, but in small portions every 3-4 hours. Adhere to a certain regime of the day: a full breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner. Give up hamburgers, salads with mayonnaise, cakes and buns. This does not mean that you should take a hard diet. But follow the balance of the diet is still worth it. Ask your doctor which training courses you will benefit from. Now became very popular pair classes fitness, yoga for future parents. This is not only useful, but also will bring you and your husband together at such a crucial moment. You can also visit the pool or special aerobics. It all depends on your desire and capabilities.
Pregnancy is a special condition for every woman, so try to spend this period, paying more attention to the future baby, rather than constantly eating something in front of the TV. And then you will not have a problem with excess weight during pregnancy.