Less weight, at risk in pregnancy

 Less weight, at risk in pregnancy

Women who weigh below normal and want to plan a pregnancy , it is advisable to increase his weight . Because if you become pregnant with conditions too thin , you will find it difficult to raise the appropriate body weight is recommended, and these conditions may not be good for pregnancy .

You are said to be too thin when you have a body mass index ( BMI ) below 18.5 . IMT obtained by dividing weight in kilograms by height in meters squared .
Own a BMI below normal body weight is advised to raise around 12.7 to 18.1 kg during pregnancy. If it is not increased as recommended, you may experience the following 4 things worse:
  • Born prematurely. Your risk of having a baby earlier than the specified time will be higher. Premature birth usually occurs before the age of 37 weeks womb. Babies born prematurely may be born with abnormal health conditions such as respiratory problems, jaundice, body temperature is not normal, prone to infection, metabolic disorders, or bleeding in the brain.
  • Small size included in the gestational age (SGA). When checked by ultrasound, fetal weight in the womb is below the 10th percentile for gestational age. This condition is often also called intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR). If Little had this experience, he is at risk of oxygen deprivation at birth, low blood sugar, blood viscosity increases as the amount of red blood cells increases, risk of disability and neurological disorders, or risk born by Caesarean.
  • Babies born with low weight. Generally, a healthy baby born weighing approximately 2.9 to 3.6 kg. However, if you are too skinny while pregnant, your baby may be born weighing less than 2.5 kg. If born with low birth weight and premature birth, small Si may experience blood viscosity because the number of red blood cells, low blood sugar, easily chilled, prone to infection, or impaired respiratory.
  • Miscarriage. Pregnant women who have a normal weight below has been associated with increased risk of having a miscarriage.

Let's Raise Your body weight!
To avoid these 4 things,improve your eating patterns by means of the following:
  • Never skip meals, especially breakfast. It is advised to eat small meals 5-6 times a day.
  • Always have healthy snacks so easy to eat at any time. Healthy snack that you can consume cheese, crackers, nuts, dried fruit, yogurt, or ice cream. This snack can you consume in between meals.
  • Try to reproduce the good foods high in fat such as olive oil, avocados, nuts, or fish.
  • Consumption of fresh juices such as orange juice, papaya juice, apricot juice, or grape juice. These fruits are rich in vitamin C.
  • Add the peanut butter, cheese, butter or cream cheese on your food.
  • Fast food makes you fat fast indeed, but this intake is not nutritious. So it is advisable to avoid these foods.
There are also some women who find it difficult to gain weight. That could happen as a result they have health problems. Sometimes, they also do not have the ability to store food due to nausea and vomiting. It is advisable to consulted a doctor if you are hard to gain weight.

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