Headache is a common discomfort during pregnancy, mostly occurring in the first and third trimesters. It can be due to Pregnancy-associated changes in hormonal levels and increase in blood volume, or due to pregnancy fatigue, poor posture, bloating, stress, lack of sleep, low blood sugar levels, dehydration or can be due to medical conditions like Migraine, High blood pressure, Sinus headache. They can come on at any time, leading to exhaustion.
To maintain a healthy pregnancy 300 extra calories are needed each day. However, nutrition involves more than just calories and weight gain. A balanced diet consists of protein, fruits, vegetables, and whole grains.
Appropriate weight gain, balanced diet, regular exercise, and appropriate and timely vitamin and mineral supplementation make a pregnancy healthy.
During pregnancy, the baby is completely dependent on you for nutrition hence for growth. It is very important what you eat during your 9 months of pregnancy- a healthy balanced diet.
Your body is getting prepared for the pregnancy and is characterized by rising levels of hormones. Pregnancy symptoms usually start around 4-6 weeks.
You can expect pregnancy symptoms like breast tenderness and exhaustion (fatigue) can be one of the earliest signs of pregnancy. Other early symptoms include morning sickness (nausea and vomiting), lightheadedness, raised body temperature, cramping, spotting, food aversion, frequent urination, bloating, constipation, mood swings, increased vaginal discharge, etc.
Keep your doctor informed, no matter how normal symptoms dizziness is. Throughout your pregnancy, you may experience a disorienting feeling of unsteadiness or weakness that can make you feel as if you are about to fall or faint. It’s normal during pregnancy, and in fact, can very well be an early pregnancy symptom.
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UNICEF says, annually 44,000 women die due to preventable pregnancy-related causes in India. The Registrar General of India, Sample Registration System (RGI-SRS) provides nationwide disaggregated data on the different causes of maternal and infant mortality at different intervals.