Whereas cooking for a pregnant woman is not rocket science it is important to know that one has to keep certain norms in mind. Her diet should not only be full of nutrients that are necessary to keep herself healthy and the developing baby, but also should be cooked hygienically. There should be absolutely no room for infection for that would harm both the mother and the baby.
Importance of proper diet
To my mind every woman yearns to become a mother and giving birth to a child of her own is perhaps the most fulfilling moment in her life. Giving birth to a healthy and happy baby is definitely something all to-be-mothers hope for.
But we have to remember that giving birth to a healthy baby needs quite a bit of pre-preparation. One has to remember the babies are completely dependent on their mothers to develop well. And by that I mean both physically and mentally.
Babies are completely dependent on their mothers to develop well – both physically and mentally. It is very vital to the future health of the child that the maternal environment be favourable.
To create such an environment, a woman has to prepare herself for a healthy pregnancy. It is necessary that a woman follows a healthy diet even before pregnancy. In other words she has to prepare herself adequately to become a mother physically and mentally. The mother-to-be should neither be overweight nor underweight. And to make this possible a woman has to make sure she eats a proper diet before conception, during the nine months of pregnancy and also post delivery.