Pregnancy Care Guide
Preconception check up
How to get pregnant
Signs and Symptoms of Pregnancy
Foetal Develpoment
First Trimester
Second Trimester
Third Trimester
Changes in the woman
Check Ups and Tests
Blood Tests
Urine Tests
Tests on the Uterus
Diet and foods for the pregnant
Essential Nutrients
Recommended Daily Diet for the Expectant Woman
Tips for Healthy Eating
Wholesome Eating During the Trimesters
Exercises during pregnancy
Antenatal care
Complications during Pregnancy
Causes of repeated abortions and miscarriage
High Risk pregnancy
Twins and multiple pregnancies
Gestational diabetes
Pregnancy induced hypertension
Bleeding during pregnancy
Preterm or premature labour
Ectopic pregnancy
Rhesus Factor

Recommended Daily Diet for the Expectant Woman

There should be a proper diet plan for pregnant ladies. An ideal diet is which contain carbohydrate, fat, protein and vitamins according to the body requirement. The diet for the pregnant ladies should be.

Breakfast: The expectant mother may select two or three items from the following list for breakfast:
Fruits, fruit juice, pulses, meat, eggs, cheese, bread or toast with butter, milk, tea or coffee.

Mid-day Meal: Rice, dal (pulse-soup), cooked or raw vegetables, chappatis, bread, milk, fruits, meats, curds, eggs, fish, cheese, chicken, mineral waters etc.
She may select four or five items from above.

Evening tea time

  1. cup mild tea/milk with or without biscuits
  2. slices of toast/toasted sandwich
  3. Fruits

Khichadi, vegetable-broth, bread, milk, fruits, bean, meats, egg, fish, cheese, chicken, white meats etc. She may select four or five items from above.

After dinner
Fresh fruit
Glass of milk


  • Do not try to lose weight by fad dieting
  • Remember to drink plenty of fluids and water
  • Load on the protein intake
  • Avoid carbonated colas, caffeine drinks like coffee and alcohol
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