Swallowing sweets, craving sour foods, craving salty foods, craving strange foods, mornings can’t eat anything… Pregnant women should be careful, if you eat and drink according to your preferences when morning sickness, the food you eat can slow down your baby’s growth…
Mom craves and craves sweets so she eats a lot of candy, chocolate, milk tea… This makes me face gestational diabetes risk affecting the health of the mother and leaving many consequences on the fetus:
– Pregnant women with risks: Polyhydramnios, miscarriage, premature birth, high blood pressure, pre-eclampsia, kidney infection, prolonged labor, difficult delivery, trauma and postpartum hemorrhage, blood sugar disorders to a coma…
– For the fetus: Mothers who eat too many sweets increase the risk of fetal malformations, the fetus is prone to growth disorders such as too large fetus (easily causing shoulder dislocation, clavicle fracture, brachial plexus paralysis at birth)); Even, the fetus can die suddenly due to high blood sugar without any warning signs.
Craving for sweets, instead of foods containing empty energy, mothers should choose sweet fruits such as bananas, ripe papayas, pears, apples…
Eat sour food
Many pregnant women cannot resist sour dishes such as mango, toad, guava, pickles, even fresh lemon… This is not good for the mother’s teeth and stomach. If the mother does not digest well, the nutrition absorbed by the baby is not guaranteed.
If you crave sour, you can drink lemon juice or fresh orange with a little sugar, or eat yogurt and low-sugar fruit candy bars.
Craving for salty food
Eating salty easily makes you pregnant have high blood pressure upset stomach, high sodium levels in the blood cause pregnancy toxicity, affecting the development of the fetus.
Eat strange things
Many pregnant women crave for raw rice, flour, ice, or even inedible things like toilet paper, toothpaste, etc.
Anything that the average person is advised not to eat or not to eat, the more dangerous it is for the pregnant mother and the fetus in the womb.
When symptoms of morning sickness eat strange foods, the mother should see a specialist to overcome.
Can’t eat anything
Pregnancy is a time when the body’s nutritional needs increase. If the pregnant mother has morning sickness and often vomits, eats poorly and has anorexia, the nutritional deficiency is obvious.
The mother does not eat, avoids eating for fear of vomiting, but in fact hunger will make the symptoms of morning sickness worse. And if the mother does not eat, the baby in the womb will not be able to develop well because of a lack of nutrients.
Morning sickness is a condition that occurs in 90% of pregnant women in the early stages. Mothers need to understand about pregnancy and manage their morning sickness well, to overcome this difficult period safely for both mother and baby!
See also: Foods to treat morning sickness for pregnant women
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