Pregnancy nutrition is a vital part of family planing and it deal with the health of a mother to be and a new for child.
Proper nutrition in pregnancy is very important for the physical and psychological health of the mother as well as the proper development of the child. If a prospective mother is properly nourished, she can alleviate an lessen typical pregnancy symptoms such as nausea, tiredness or vomiting.
Nutrition during pregnancy should be rich in vitamins and minerals, light, wholesome, beneficial, nourishing and always freshly prepared.
Cooked vegetables (especially green leafy ones), freshly non-homogenized milk, fresh fruits, ghee (clarified butter), plenty of liquids (especially hot drinks) are recommended. From spices, the best are fresh ginger, black pepper, cumin, caraway, fennel, anise and cardamom. In small quantities, expectant mother can take sweet, salty, acidic, bitter and hot foods can be consumed.
Nutrition should be balanced throughout pregnancy, especially in the first four months and in accordance with the individual constitution.