Nutrition Tips for Pregnancy

Weight gain during pregnancy is essential, Obese women should be discouraged to Reduce weight during pregnancy. Plan  meals  carefully  so that  the  nutrient  needed  during  pregnancy  can be  included without excessive  calories  using  as  food  guide for  pregnancy  is  helpful. Caffeine intake should be limited. To take only those vitamins and minerals as prescribed by… Read More Nutrition Tips for Pregnancy

Maternal Health

Overview of Maternal Health. The Maternal health may be defined as health of the women during Pregnancy and Post partum Period. Health of the women can be discussed under the heading, Preconception, Prenatal, and Postnatal. The main aim is to maintain optimal health so that maternal morbidity and mortality is reduced. Maternal Health Facts. Following… Read More Maternal Health

Foods to Avoid in Pregnancy

Foods to be Avoided during Pregnancy 1.     Cheese.   Cheese is normally a good source of calcium and protein for women to eat during pregnancy. Mother should not eat certain soft cheeses such as feta, Brie, Camembert, blue-veined, and Mexican-style cheese in pregnancy because of a risk of becoming infected.      

Pregnancy Diet

Best Foods in Pregnancy Mother needs more protein, iron, calcium, and Folic Acid than you did before pregnancy. Mother also needs more calories. A few nutrients in a pregnancy diet deserve special consideration. Consume about 300 more calories per day than you did before you became pregnant, healthy diet is very important for baby to… Read More Pregnancy Diet

Frequent Urination – Serious diseases may also generate these signs and symptoms

Overview of Frequent Urination  Frequent Urination is the need to urinate more often than is normal. The amount may be less than normal, about the same as normal or more than normal. Frequent Urination may be a problem affecting patient both day and night, or need to urinate frequently only during the night (Nocturia). In… Read More Frequent Urination – Serious diseases may also generate these signs and symptoms

Listeria (Listeriosis) – A Disease Caused by Food

Listeriosis, a serious infection usually caused by eating food contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, is an important public health problem.  Listeria (Listeriosis) is the name of a bacteria found in soil and water and some animals, including poultry and cattle. It can be present in raw milk and foods made from raw milk. It… Read More Listeria (Listeriosis) – A Disease Caused by Food