In the metamorphosis neural tube give rise to the nervous system of baby, any abnormality during the formation of neural tube can defect the nervous system of baby.
Iron is very essential for the expecting mother. As the growth of baby gets start the blood plasma level start to increase, in iron deficient women, red blood cell do not increase with the same rate and women become anemic. This put verse effect on the growth of the baby as it does not feed with the required food and oxygen.
The average need of the calcium for a woman is 1g but unfortunately most of the women don’t consume the recommended amount. But during development, baby’s calcium demands are very high. Women should increase their calcium intake to prevent a loss of calcium from your own bones.
Plenty of fluids are quite useful for the pregnant women, especially water. A woman’s blood volume increases significantly in pregnancy, and drinking enough may prevent mild problems including dehydration and constipation.
Things to avoid
- Recreational drugs
- Junk food
- Over the counter prescribed drugs