Pregnancy weight gain refers to increase in body weight that occurs during the pregnancy. In the world, it is estimated that majority of women experience increase in body weight during pregnancy. The woman`s body increases in size for example, the limbs become a bit bigger and appear to be swollen. The face appear broader, the cheeks may become swollen than normal. The total weight of the mother is her own weight plus that of the fetus, that`s why her weight seems to have occurred suddenly.
Weight gain during pregnancy is a must and therefore a woman who experiences weight gain should not panic. This is because, apart from eating for her own nutrition requirements, she also eats for the growing fetus. Continue reading “Pregnancy Weight Gain”