When you’re pregnant, your body requires higher nutrition. This is because your body demands more energy and nutrition for growing foetus and mother. The mother needs to take care of her diet because it’s the time when the mother herself is in a phase of carrying a growing child inside her, as well as her body is preparing for lactation.
Although the saying “eating for two” is not completely correct, the mother needs more macronutrients and micronutrients during pregnancy. But before we get into the things a pregnant woman can and cannot eat, let’s find out why eating for two is not a great way to get ready for pregnancy.