Prenatal care Simply means making good choices while you are pregnant.This may include going to the doctor for regular visits, to ensure you have an healthy pregnancy you need to maintain an healthy lifestyle.
Now what are these healthy lifestyle habits during pregnancy? The major one is food!Yes, eat Healthy. Eating a balanced diet is one of the best things you can do for yourself and your baby.
Be careful of the following foods and drinks during pregnancy.
Caffeine: Do not drink more than 1 or 2 cups of coffee or other drinks with caffeine each day.
Sugar substitutes:Limit the usage of sugar Substitutes although Som: e artificial sweeteners are okay in moderation.
Alcohol: Avoid alcohol completely.
What should you eat?
Meat, eggs, and fish. Although some certain fishes are not so healthy like shark, swordfish, king mackerel or tilefish. Never forget about breakfast eat foods rich in fibers such as fruits and vegetables but make sure they are washed properly. Also keep your cutting boards clean.
Choose healthy snacks. …
Take a prenatal vitamin with iron and folic acid every day. …
Above all drink a lot of water
Schedule an appointment with your doctor as soon as you find out you are pregnant. Your doctor as well as reviewing your medical history may also give you possible diet plans best suited for you.
BY SOPHIE AIGBOMIAN