Excess weight - is often not only an aesthetic defect, but also future problems with health. But if a woman usually can easily get rid of unnecessary kilograms through diet or exercise, during pregnancy the body requires especially careful treatment. Special diet for pregnant women with overweight will get rid of fat without risk to mother and child health.
And whether it is necessary to lose weight?
It is believed that during pregnancy should in principle refuse to diet and eat whatever your heart desires. On the other hand, many believe that during pregnancy should be possible to limit yourself to food, to then return the slender figure in a matter of weeks after the birth.
The truth, as usual, somewhere in between. Of course, pregnancy - is not the time for strict diets that deprive the body of valuable nutrients, vitamins and minerals.
Equally harmful fasting during pregnancy, low-calorie diet and monotonous diet: all these experiments on themselves can lead to serious health problems for both mother and baby.
At the same time, a significant weight during pregnancy - a risk factor. Normally, a woman should gain during 9 months of 8-10 kilograms, some doctors admit an increase of 12 kg. This includes the weight of the baby and the amniotic fluid, the weight of the placenta, uterus, blood and other fluids. It also includes and fat reserves, which the body accumulates in preparation for feeding baby
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Too much weight during pregnancy complicated: affected joints, spine and internal organs. Therefore, those women whose weight is too large, it is recommended to limit yourself to a little food. It is important that the need for restrictions depends on the objective measure - body mass index, and not on subjective perceptions of women. A lot of girls with normal BMI are trying to lose weight to look like a model - during pregnancy such aspirations are not just irrelevant, but also dangerous.
Being overweight before pregnancy
Even if the pregnancy is planned, it is not always possible to prepare for it properly, for example, to lose weight to the right marks. And when the pregnancy is a strict diet and intensive sports exercises have to forget. In some cases, pregnant women were not allowed into motion. How to lose weight in such a situation?
Surprisingly, sometimes enough to remove from the diet all "hazard" is not recommended for pregnant women, regardless of weight, as the extra weight goes effortlessly. Refuse need from fatty and spicy foods, fried foods, smoked meats, delicatessen, industrial sweets, canned and artificial products. In addition, pregnant recommend eating low-fat protein foods and how much fruit and vegetables. Often, this is enough to ensure that body fat decreased.
If the weight does not go away, it in no case should not own to try to "whip up" with the help of biologically active supplements, laxatives, diuretics, and other means, are contraindicated during pregnancy. If there is a serious threat to health, the doctor must prescribe a special diet that will not harm the health of the pregnant woman.
How to avoid getting fat during pregnancy
Many women begin to overeat, as soon learn about his "interesting position". This most often happens to those who until then strictly limit yourself to food. There is an illusion that much during pregnancy can afford everything that used to be forbidden - and stop can be very difficult.
What to do in such a situation? Ideally, of course, is to prepare in advance, abandoning the strict constraints that will inevitably lead to failure. But during pregnancy, it is too late to remedy the situation. It is often enough to allow yourself to have all of the products to a month buns and sweets are no longer coveted the forbidden fruit.
Another common cause of overeating - a lot of stress. Pregnancy is, of course, is not a disease, but it always involves some changes and restrictions. Many can not cope with the situation and to console themselves with the old tried and tested way - delicious food.
The solution is obvious: it is necessary to look for new ways to cope with stress
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. Long walks or swimming in the pool perfectly calm nerves, and significantly reduce the craving for sweet, fat and harmful.
Eating small meals often allows to lose weight, even when used high-calorie foods. This type of food improves metabolism
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And, therefore, it allows you to lose weight, even those who can not move actively.
Confidence in one's own body or a doctor?
Pregnancy - unique period when women become extremely sensitive to the desires of the body. At this time, the body itself dictates which substances are lacking in the diet, and where these substances can be found. About food fads pregnant legends: some chewing chalk, someone eats pounds of pickles.
If you trust your own body and fulfill his whims, the extra weight during pregnancy does not appear, and the baby will be born healthy and strong. To do this, you need only to closely monitor their desires and try to implement them. At the same time it is necessary to clearly distinguish between the needs of the body (ie hunger as such) and the desire to "seize" stress or negative emotions
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. In the second case it is better not to experiment with food, and peace of mind in other ways.
If you establish a relationship with her own body does not work, you can consult your doctor: the doctor will suggest a special diet to suit all individual needs of the pregnant woman. Women will only have to strictly follow the doctor's orders, without deviating from them: if it will not get rid of excess weight, or at least prevent new fat deposits.