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20 Tips to get well with the balance during pregnancy

20 Tips to get well with the balance during pregnancy

One of the most fears It is common for pregnant women to gain too much weight during pregnancy and, worse still, to keep extra pounds after childbirth. To avoid the problem, the orthopedist. Ricardo Cury, from the Brazilian Society of Orthopedics, and nutritionist Mariana Del Bosco Rodrigues, from Abeso (Brazilian Association for the Study of Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome), advise women who do not want to gain weight during pregnancy. "It's important to be deterred from thinking that you have to eat for two," says Mariana. Rising from nine to 12 pounds is normal. Gaining too much weight can be bad for both the mother and the baby.

And nothing to stop the gym. "Just adapt the exercises to your new condition," says Cury. He explains that the pregnant can even do bodybuilding, for example, as long as it preserves the body from major impacts. Choose light exercises, not to lose tone, and much stretching to maintain balance, which will be affected with the new weight on the belly, favoring spine problems.

Next, check out 20 tips that this pair of professionals recommends for future

1. Try to feed every 3 hours;

2. To get around the morning sickness, leave dry food (sprinkles, biscuits) next to the headboard.

3. Whole grains are excellent sources of B-complex vitamins, essential to minimize discomfort with nausea.

4. Consume calcium (

5. Do not forget the iron (meat, grains) to avoid anemia;

6. Include rich foods in your diet in folic acid (dark green leaves) because it ensures the formation of the baby's neural tube;

7. Eat a fillet of fish, chicken or lean meat every day. In addition to giving the feeling of satiety, these foods provide enough protein for the baby and still help give elasticity to your skin, avoiding stretch marks;

8. To avoid the swelling, common in the last trimester, it is important to ingest

9. Your dish should be well-colored, which indicates the variety of nutrients;

10. Eat your meals with ease, no rush to swallow the foods. This helps to deal with the symptoms of pregnancy, facilitates your digestion and prevents you from eating more than your hunger demands really requires;

11. Beware of dietary foods and excess sweeteners. They contain chemicals. Talk to your doctor about this:

12. Avoid foods that contain a lot of fat, such as sour cream and some types of red meats and sausages;

13. Cut fries and breads during nine months. These foods will only make you fat because they have a type of fat that is not used either by your body or by your baby's

14. Practice water aerobics. It is great for keeping all the muscles of your body in action and without causing any kind of impact that could compromise the baby;

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15. Stretch yourself. Helps maintain your body balance and prevents overloads on the spine;

16. Build muscle, but skip impact exercises. At this stage, the important thing is to keep the shape and this you achieve with light series of less weight, and always accompanied by an instructor;

17. Do not abuse the sweets;

18. Escape of alcoholic beverages;

19. Do not take weight loss pills, such as appetite suppressants or metabolism boosters. They can harm you and your baby. Always consult your doctor;

20. Do not diet on your own. Find a nutritionist to help you set up a menu.

Teenagers use wrong methods to lose weight

Teenagers use wrong methods to lose weight

Researchers at Temple University , in the United States, say teenagers in high school may try to lose weight with bad habits, such as smoking. In the analysis, we used data from approximately 44,000 young people, whose records are found in the Philadelphia Youth Risk Behavioral Survey. With these data in hand, the study authors divided adolescents into different types of health behaviors , such as: smoking, daily amount of physical activity, daily soda consumption and daily hours playing video games.


Man adopts 22 children with HIV who were abandoned

Man adopts 22 children with HIV who were abandoned

Have you done a good deed today? Small attitudes can transform the day - or even the life - of several people. Rajib Thomas, 43, is a great inspirer of generosity and good heart. In 2009, after facing a difficult situation on the streets of his city, even with few resources, Rajib created the Bless Foundation and decided to help children "I was passing the DY Patil hospital when I saw a sick girl in the last stage of life.