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  • Pregnancy Weight Watch: Handling Special Health Conditions & Diets

    Are you a preggy mom with special dietary needs? Check out this article for what doctors recommend and what diets are safe enough to try depending on your health condition.
    by Imelda Morales-Aznar .
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    Read more about handling special health conditions and safe diets when you're pregnant.

     

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    You cannot circumvent weight gain during pregnancy, so do not be overly concerned about it. The important  thing is to follow your OB’s or dietitian’s food guidelines, eat balanced meals,
    and make smart food choices. Be good to yourself and enjoy your pregnancy; cherish the miracles of this awesome period in your life!

     

    Photography by Alfred Mendoza

    Sources:
    •    Prudence Aquino-Aquino, M.D., F.P.O.G.S, obstetrician-gynecologist and Vice-Chief of the Menopause Clinic, St. Luke’s Medical Center, Quezon City
    •    What to Expect When You’re Expecting by Heidi Murkoff, Arlene Eisenberg, and Sandee Hathaway (Third Edition, 1997)
    •    Vegetarian Diets in Pregnancy by the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group (1996)
    •    Websites: mamashealth.com; womenone.org; eatwell.gov.uk; webmd.com

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