Diet During Pregnancy

Breakfast cereals: 3 slices bread/ 11/2 veg. Sandwitch/ 11/2 Katori upma or poha/ 3 Idlis or 2 dosas/ 4 pcs dhoklas/ 1 cup cereals or oats.

  • Eat plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables esp. green leafy vegetables
  • Drink plenty of water
  • Have a balanced diet as much as possible
  • Eat in a relaxed environment
  • Do not keep long gaps between meals.
Special diets are to be planned for:
  • Diabetes with pregnancy
  • High blood pressure with pregnancy
  • Anaemia with pregnancy
Meal TimeFood ItemsNo. of ServingsCalories (Kcal.)
Breakfast
Skimmed milk

Cereals
Fruit
1 glass
(1 tspn sugar)
1-serving
1 no
100

350-400
50
Lunch
Salads
Chapattis/bread
(30 gms. Wheat flour)
rice
dal/sprouts/non-veg
vegetables
curds
Plenty
3nos

1 katori
1 katori/2 pcs
1 katori
1 katori
20-30
300

100
100
50
50
Tea Time
Skimmed milk

Popcorns/ puffed rice/ roasted chana
biscuits/ bread
Fruit
1 glass
(1 tspn sugar)
1 cup
2/1 no
1 no
100

60

50
Dinner
Salads
Chapattis/bread
(30 gms. Wheat flour)
rice
dal/sprouts/non-veg
vegetables
curds
Plenty
3 nos

1 katori
1 katori/2 pcs
1 katori
1 katori
20-30
300

100
100
50
50
Bed Time
Salads
fruit/
Skimmed milk
1 no

1 glass
50

100