Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Garbh Sanskar:Baby’s Brain: Part VI

Pregnant women should eat a variety of foods to get all the nutrients and vitamins they need it for their health and the health of the fetus.

There are some foods you should not eat when you're pregnant because they might make you ill or harm your baby. Make sure you know the important facts about which foods you should avoid or take extra care with when you're pregnant.

And we will give you important guidance about what to eat  and what to avoid.


As per researchers…

There are some foods which have a negative impact on the health of the mother and the fetus and should avoid these foods to maintain  health and the future health of her baby because they could:

  • cause food poisoning, or
  • harm your unborn baby

It contains harmful substances that may be hazardous to the health of her unborn child. It is possible that lead to premature birth, abortion, and sometimes it may fetal exposure to some of the problems and birth defects.Here are some foods that should be avoided during pregnancy.

Drinks that contain caffeine, such as tea, coffee and soft drinks affect the body's ability to absorb minerals such as iron, calcium, your intake of these drinks may expose you to a miscarriage or premature birth so pregnant are advised to limit the intake of these beverages.

Non unwashed vegetables have the ability to transfer disease toxoplasmosis, a disease caused by the parasite Toxoplasma gondii, which can lead to brain damage or blindness of the fetus it is necessary to wash vegetables thoroughly before eating.

Milk products contain non-pasteurized or raw Listeria bacteria, which can cause abortion as we have. Make sure that the milk is evaluated by capturing the pasteurized preferred in pregnancy away from non-pasteurized milk, or if you drink this milk is preferred boiled well  to kill any bacteria and then you can drink.

Fresh fruits

Soft ice creams should be fine to eat when you're pregnant, as they are processed products made with pasteurised milk. However, if you have any concerns about eating these products, you might wish to avoid them while you're pregnant. 

Don't eat liver or liver products as they may contain a lot of vitamin A. Too much vitamin A can harm your baby.Don't take high-dose multivitamin supplements, fish liver oil supplements or any supplements containing vitamin A.

Wash all surfaces and utensils thoroughly after preparing meal. It's also important to remember to wash and dry your hands after touching or handling through preparing meal. This will help to avoid the spread of harmful bugs that can cause food poisoning.


The sole purpose of these blogs is to provide information about the tradition of ayurveda. This information is not intended for use in the diagnosis, prevention or cure of any disease. If you have any serious, acute or chronic health concern, please consult a trained doctor/health professional who can fully assess your needs and address them effectively. If you are seeking the medical advice of a trained Ayurvedic expert, call us or e mail.

Dr Unnati Chavda

(Promoting pregnancy wellness)


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