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Eat for two?

A most common phrase I heard was during my pregnancy was you should eat more as you eating for two.
Thanks to my doctors is all I can say.
Pre-delivery I was 43 which then changed to 65 in those 9 months.
It's an old saying eat for two, what I followed was on my doctor's say of course.
Eat to your hunger, let your hunger decide how much you should eat.
Have small meals or snacks at small intervals.
You don't need extra calories intake, you definitely need extra nutrients in your diet, it doesn't mean adding more calories.
Post-delivery I had lost 12 kg in a week all thanks to breastfeeding.
When we say we feel like eating sweet or something else it's just your body's way of demanding they are getting short off some vitamins or some other calories.
You might feel like eating chalk or mud it's just the body way of asking for more calcium.
Take on queues eat and treat yourself with what you feel like eating don't think of your weight gain.
Enjoy your beautiful journey of being a mother, relax and enjoy it.
Allow people around you to pamper you, let your inlaws, husband treat you as beautiful princess.
Go for evening walks carry a water bottle, satisfy all your needs😝.
Listen to music, eat, laugh, smile do whatever you feel like.
Enjoy your baby moments, count the kicks.
Let your family feel the kicks and you just absorb the happiness around you.
Get yourself a massage, pedicure, manicure and just relax.
Trust me when I say these moments won't ever come back.
Live them and enjoy them, every minute of it.
You will do some dieting some other time.
Leave the dieting part for some other years.
What you just need to keep in mind is about eating healthy and drinking lots of water with some exercise.
You don't need to eat for two you need to just be careful with your diet to eat healthy and nutritional.
Pregnancy increases your taste buds do satisfy them, with keeping doctors advice in mind.
Happy parenting.Happy motherhood.


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