Thursday, 13 July 2017

How to Cope With Food Cravings In Pregnancy | Dr. Garima Tyagi

It is quite natural to get a sudden urge to eat a sudden kind of food. Many get such cravings but it is more so in pregnant women. So is it good for a pregnant woman to indulge herself when she gets such cravings?

According to Dr. Garima Tyagi, having cravings for eating certain things is a natural thing in pregnant woman. These can be of two types viz. food or non-food cravings. A pregnant woman who gets such urges should not indulge in all such cravings especially when they are for non-food items.
Even the food cravings should be given in with a little precaution. If it is really difficult to cope with such cravings the woman should approach her gynecologist that she is seeing during her pregnancy.
Shree Narayan Hospital is a well known Hospital in Ghaziabad. And some of the best gynecologist work here in this hospital. So for any pregnancy related issues, you can call any of these specialists. Dr. Garima Tyagi is one of them.
This doctor will have some tips on how to cope with your food cravings during pregnancy. The doctor opines it is not bad to have food cravings occasionally for a woman when she is pregnant.
The woman should always eat good healthy food. If the craving is for certain items that are not good for health can be taken in moderation or a very small portion. This way the health also will not be harmed and your craving also will be appeased.
Yes, certain food cravings like uncooked meat, raw eggs, and unhygienically cooked food and so on should be completely avoided. These food items can lead to some illnesses and a pregnant woman cannot afford to fall sick. Even nonfood items like chalk, clay and certain items come under food cravings list of a pregnant woman. These should be completely shunned too.
Food items that are low in glycemic index and the food items that keep you full for a longer time should be consumed. Also, a woman with a baby should take short meals often to avoid the cravings.

Following these guidelines will allow a woman to cope with the food cravings with ease and also go through this period with without much of difficulty. This will ultimately lead to giving birth to a healthy baby. 


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