Getting pregnant is always a thing of joy, this marks the beginning of motherhood. This feeling of euphoria is further enhanced when the baby comes into the world with no complications to both mother and child. During the course of the journey of 9 months, cravings are a usual companion for any pregnant woman as the mother is literally eating for two, however, there are certain kinds of foods that should be avoided during pregnancy to ensure proper nutrition for both mother and child.
Due to preservatives added to canned foods to increase their shelf life, the chemicals are a threat to the growing fetus. It is advised that eating fresh food is ideal for pregnant women to derive proper nutrients, vitamins and minerals from their food.
They smell so good and look appetising, well stop looking. Roadside food is commonly known for its lack of hygiene, eating roadside foods increases the chances of infection to both mother and child. If you trust the seller and are thoroughly convinced by the hygiene then I encourage you to indulge…. A little.
Remove or cut down the consumption of caffeine, as high caffeine increases the risk of miscarriage, low birth weight and experiencing a difficult birth. Caffeine can be found in a wide variety of household products, from coffee to chocolate and so on.
4. Unwashed Fruits and Vegetables:
Vegetables and fruits carry a lot of vitamins and nutrients, however, by eating unwashed fruits and vegetables, you also eat the germs and bacteria that live on the skin of these items. Consumption of this carries untold dangers to both mother and baby.
5. Liver Products:
Don’t eat liver or liver products such as liver sausage and so on, as they may contain a lot of vitamin A. Too much vitamin A can harm your baby and cause hormonal damage.