Tip #19: Diet

tips-19_diet_wp-fullYou only need 300 additional calories per day during pregnancy.

This translates to a small snack.

So, if you think that it is time to start eating for two when you are pregnant, that is a big mistake. It can lead to extra, unnecessary weight gain during pregnancy which may predispose a woman to the development of gestational diabetes. Also, it is harder to lose this extra weight postpartum.