Glycemic index of food you eat during pregnancy

Introduction: During pregnancy, food with low glycemic index reduces the risk of various complications such as gestational diabetes. In addition, it helps in reducing the risk of high birth weight of the baby during delivery. A woman who is pregnant gains more weight on normal diet as compared to one with low glycemic index. Pregnant … More Glycemic index of food you eat during pregnancy

Allergies During Pregnancy — Prevention and Cure

Pregnancy is one of life’s many phases when your body undergoes different changes. These changes occur mainly due to hormones which influence to a great extent your immune system and your susceptibility to allergies. Causes of allergies in pregnant women Allergies are the most problems that occur during pregnancy due to various reasons. Fungus, dust, … More Allergies During Pregnancy — Prevention and Cure

How to protect yourself from the Summer heat during pregnancy?

During pregnancy, it is quite normal to feel hotter than usual. Hormonal changes during pregnancy, increased flow of blood and the heat produced by the placenta are factors responsible for high body temperature in pregnant women. But getting too hot is not good at all for the pregnant woman and the developing baby. Heat and … More How to protect yourself from the Summer heat during pregnancy?

Back pain during pregnancy — How to overcome it

Back pain is one of the common problems that occur during pregnancy. Most pregnant women suffer from back pain mainly due to weight gain. But this doesn’t mean you have to suffer throughout the pregnancy. Besides consulting your doctor, there are several ways (read further below) you can overcome back pain during pregnancy. Factors causing … More Back pain during pregnancy — How to overcome it