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If pregnancy affected your weight, know how to lose weight in a healthy way?

It is normal for women to experience weight gain during pregnancy, but some of them may suffer from a significant increase in weight, which affects their health and psyche, and according to healthline, obesity may increase the risk of complications during pregnancy, the higher your BMI, the higher the risks "Miscarriage, gestational diabetes, high blood pressure and pre-eclampsia, blood clots, hemorrhage more profuse than usual after childbirth."

These problems can also occur to any pregnant woman, whether she is obese or not, but with a higher BMI, the risk increases.

What are the risks to the baby if you are pregnant and obese?


1: Premature delivery (before 37 weeks).

2: Increased body fat at birth.

3: Stillbirth.

4: birth defects such as spina bifida.

5: Increased risk of developing a chronic condition such as heart disease or diabetes later in life

How can I safely lose weight during pregnancy?


1: Take care of exercising appropriate for your condition under the advice of a doctor. Movement and sports help to lose weight and get rid of accumulated fat in the body. You must start any new exercise slowly, and gradually increase over time. Start exercising for only five or 10 minutes every day, Add another five minutes the following week.

Avoid any kind of sports or activities that require physical contact or activities that can lose your balance and make you fall, such as skiing, horseback riding or mountain biking.

2: Stay away from eating ready-made meals for your health and the health of your fetus and stay away from being overweight, as they contain a high percentage of fats that increase your weight.

3: Take care of eating vegetables and fruits appropriate for the period of your pregnancy, as they are rich in vitamins and nutrients that enhance the health of the body and protect it from diseases and obesity.

4: Stay away from soft drinks and caffeine, as they affect your health and the health of the fetus and increase body fat and sagging, and replace them with natural juices rich in vitamins.

5: Avoid eating a lot of pastries and foods rich in fats and oils.

The researchers found that changes in diet were more effective than exercise alone in helping women reduce weight gain and improve outcomes for their children.