Pregnancy weight and the Eating For Two myth

Video: Busting the Pregnancy Myth of Eating For Two

Ladies, eating for two during pregnancy is a myth (sorry!). This video shares insights about appropriate weight management and why it it’s important for a healthy pregnancy

Pregnancy – Article by mum+

Busting the Pregnancy Myth of Eating For Two

Viewing time: 1m 18s

What you’ll learn: 

  • Many of us still believe in the myth of ‘eating for two’ during pregnancy
  • Obesity is a major issue for women – 1 in 3 are overweight before conceiving
  • A high percentage of women gain too much weight during pregnancy
  • Weight issues such as obesity and diabetes can be transferred to your baby
  • A health preconception weight and a diet high in micronutrients will help alleviate any potential complications during and after pregnancy

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