Pregnant women increase their food intake to provide enough nutrition for their little ones. Some mums even think that eating more may help the foetus develop better. However, overeating may do more harm than good.
A pregnant mum who over eats gets diet imbalance and gains excess weight. These trigger health problems—backache, varicose veins, fatigue, gestational hypertension (or high blood pressure caused by pregnancy) and gestational diabetes—among others.
If your baby becomes overweight baby, vaginal delivery can be difficult, and the chances of a Caesarean section increase.
Here are 10 tips for watching your weight during pregnancy: