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Pregnancy Diet: Things to avoid during pregnancy

On November 30, 2015, by Mamma Mia

Pregnancy is wonderful period in a woman’s life. But caution is important to help enjoy this period as there are plenty of risks you have to avoid in order to protect yourself and the baby. It becomes imperative for the expecting mother to eat right through this period as the baby growing inside you is dependent on you for nourishment. Continue reading

How to prevent diabetes during pregnancy?

On November 30, 2015, by Mamma Mia

Gestational diabetes mellitus is a type of diabetes developed only during pregnancy. Almost 2 – 10 percent of expecting mothers develop this condition, making it one of the most common health problems of pregnancy. But developing diabetes during pregnancy doesn’t mean you cannot have a healthy baby. Continue reading

What’s the optimum weight gain during pregnancy?

On November 24, 2015, by Mamma Mia

By Mansi Chaudhary, Fortis Mamma Mia, Shalimar Bagh It’s very normal to put on weight during pregnancy. In fact, it is healthy for you and the baby. Your body is developing and changing to give your child the best start in life. However, you should be watchful about the amount of weight you pick up amid your pregnancy. Gaining excessive amount of weight or too… read more »

Coffee & Pregnancy: Is it okay to have a cuppa?

On November 21, 2015, by Mamma Mia

One of the oft-repeated advise that you may hear is to give up your favourite morning ritual: a cup of steaming coffee. Is coffee good for a would be mamma or bad? Continue reading

Pregnancy nutrition: Folic acid – it’s importance in early pregnancy

On November 19, 2015, by Mamma Mia

Your body needs folic acid when cells are growing and dividing very quickly. This happens during pregnancy as your uterus (womb) expands, the placenta develops, your body circulates more blood, and the fetus grows. Because of this, folic acid is important for a healthy pregnancy. Continue reading