When you’re pregnant, every pound gained is good for the baby. Here’s how the pounds are distributed:
This weight should come mostly from healthy foods, including whole grains, fruits and vegetables.
And for those who are just thinking about becoming pregnant, keep these tips in mind:
- Quit smoking and stop drinking alcohol.
- Become physically active.
- Take prenatal vitamins.
- Schedule a gynecological exam.
- Eat healthy foods.
- Make an appointment with your doctor.