Eat up your way for healthier baby & you
As you wrap up first semester, your hormones shall calm down leading to lesser nausea and fatigue but they may get replaced with dizziness and headaches. Even when the risk of miscarriage has dropped drastically, abnormal development of the placenta generally causes miscarriage at this stage of the pregnancy. <br><br>\r\n\r\nYou will soon regain your appetite and your energy. It’s now time to boost your Calcium intake to support the healthy growth of your baby’s bones, teeth and muscles. It’s only through your body that your baby can source out the essential minerals, so if you don’t consume enough through food, nutrients will be transferred from your bones. This may expose your teeth and gums to more diseases, so make sure your take good dental care too.<br><br>\r\n\r\nAs your friend - Progesterone increases the blood flow to your baby by relaxing and widening your blood vessels but slows the return of blood to your baby. Less blood flow to you leads to decrease in blood pressure and blood flow to your brain making you dizzy. Irregular food intake can also cause low blood sugar levels that could be another reason for dizziness. So eat well and don’t try to to move your body suddenly and lie down whenever you feel light headed. <br><br>\r\n\r\nYour world may get a little blurrier due to thickening of your lens and cornea because of the extra fluid your body retains during pregnancy. This shall auto-correct after your baby’s birth. Your uterus will now move north from its cozy position within your pelvis. This may increase the pressure on your bladder and swell your belly :)
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