Fasting Tips for proper pregnant and nursing mothers

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Pregnancy, is a very awaited thing by all the mothers in this world. Moreover, the first pregnancy will definitely be very meaningful and important. The mother will certainly try so well that the baby in her womb is always in good condition until later it comes the time of childbirth. However, sometimes there are many questions about what women are allowed to do and can't do. One of the most common questions is to have women who are pregnant or are breastfeeding in fasting? The answer can actually be, but what needs to be considered is fasting, as long as it does not experience problems or issues with fetal health or mother

So before doing a fast activity you should consult your doctor of trust first yes. Then if you are in good health and allowed to do fasting to resist hunger and thirst should you need to pay attention to healthy tips to be able to smoothly fast during Ramadan or regular fasting on Mondays and Thursdays without Obstacles. Surely you do not want to not, a day, two or a few days of fast fasting, but the next day is a drop or sick. Moreover, the condition now you are pregnant or others are breastfeeding.

Actually, when viewed in terms of health, fasting alone can affect women who are pregnant or breastfeeding. For example, dehydration or liquid shortage of exclusive nursing mothers before the baby turns 6 months old, because the fact that these days mothers will routinely breastfeed up to 2 to 3 hours without knowing the time of day or night. Good advice actually do fasting when the baby has reached the age of 6 months and can receive MPASI. However, there is good news for mothers who want to keep fasting even though in the process of pregnancy or have to give breast milk to the child.

Good and correct Tips and tricks need to be applied. How? This includes taking into account good food and beverages when fasting a well-being rich in vitamins and fibers then good habits that need to be done to keep stamina good and steady. You want to know more? Now, this article will tell you about practical advice for pregnant or nursing women in order to keep fasting during the holy month of Ramadan. Straight away without the alkaline-stale let's see together.

4 Tips on fasting for pregnant women and breastfeeding


1. Pay attention to gestational age

The first thing to note when the mother is in the process of pregnancy and want to fast is the age of pregnancy. Women who are pregnant are advised not to fast when their age is still in the first timester. Why? Because at this time the fetus is still in the process of forming organs – organs, brain, gastrointestinal tract and so forth.

In addition in the first trimester, also the prospective mothers will be more susceptible to complaints such as nausea, dizziness or even vomiting until the body becomes weak so it will be very difficult for a mother to fast. While the recommended gestational age is the age of the fetus has entered the second and third trimester because this time the fetus only lives the enlargement process alone, disorders such as nausea have been reduced. For mothers who are breastfeeding can fast as long as the adequacy of nutrients, nutrition and fluids are fulfilled for themselves and the fruit of the heart.

2. Adequate nutritional needs

To ensure maternal and infant health, nutritional needs are one of the most important factors. Both for pregnant and nursing mothers must be at least a requirement of 2500 kcal/day or divided into 50% carbohydrate, 30% vegetable and animal protein, the rest is 20% allocated to the amount of good fats. It is also important to remember avoid foods that are spicy, sweetened over, salty, including junk food even in the condition of cravings. Always pay attention to what you eat and drink, and more fruits are recommended for the consumption of pregnant mothers such as watermelon, banana, avocado, mango, orange and so forth.

3. Consume water

Dehydration is one of the usual diseases that are always ready to peek at every fasting person including mothers who are pregnant or breastfeeding. Generally, the mother will be strongly advised even compulsory to consume water as much as 8 to 10 glasses per day. For that during fasting better pregnant women and breastfeeding drink water gradually ie 2 glasses at the time of open, 2 glasses when eating heavily, 2 glasses before going to bed, and 2 glasses at the time of Sahur. More than that is good origin according to the needs. Fruit – fruit that contains water can also be a substitute for mothers who can not drink a maximum of white water such as watermelon and young coconut water.

4. Doing light exercise on a regular basis

Sports can not be done while fasting instead of a light exercise is able to give a million benefits. For example, it can maintain the body's fitness, prevent stress, facilitate childbirth and also for healthy fetal development. However, to get all these benefits there are conditions that need to be met in terms of time and intensity. 

The best time is in the morning or it can also be 60 minutes before breaking the fast. You can choose the type of sport that is low impact as well as walking or light gymnastics. As for the intensity itself can be applied 3 times a week with a duration of at least 20 -30 minutes for one sport. 

The explanation above is a powerful, healthy and certainly safe Tips for you to apply in daily life in order to continue fasting smoothly without being in the sense of the health of the baby or yourself. As long as the nutrients in Ramadan are well fulfilled, it will not adversely affect the fruit of the heart. Avoid fasting when the mother experiences nausea or dizziness and various other pregnancies. 

However, the better way is not to forget to always inform or consult your doctor of any belief that occurs, because it is better to prevent than cure, this principle also applies to the pregnant mother and also Breastfeeding when wanting to fast. Complete your knowledge carefully so that no unwanted things happen. This is a brief information that is expected to help buddy all and hopefully always have benefits.
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