Your baby has grown up and you may feel physical development stages of your baby or movement of your baby. You also have to make sure of right foods till the end. Here weight management is also important because you should gain weight by 1-2 pounds every week according to American Pregnancy Association and need to take more foods with fewer calories according to your balanced body. However, at this stage the nutrition is more effective is protein and Vitamin-C which will be discussed below.
Tomatoes: Vitamin C is nutrition needed by the body to make collagen, a protein found in the bone and it is also antioxidants to save cells from radical damage which is the effects of aging or damaging immune system. For your healthy baby from any kind of damage, you should eat more tomatoes, a great source of vitamin c to form your baby’s bone, teeth and gums. It also helps absorb iron from the food as a pregnant woman needs higher iron. At least 35 mg of tomatoes iron intake is needed during pregnant period.
Oranges: Oranges is citrus fruits which are needed for a pregnant woman. It contains vitamin-c and folic acid. Folic acid is so important for your baby and you will be surprised to know the deficiencies. The deficiencies may cause neural tube defects. It also contains potassium which will prevent the risk of high blood pressure during pregnancy. Oranges or juices may be perfect choices to store vitamin c and more nutrition during pregnancy.
Strawberries: Strawberries is one of the good and citrus fruits which is so helpful Baby Physical Development Stages During The 5th Month of Pregnancy. It contains Vitamin-C and folic acid which is needed to protect your baby’s neural tube defects and set an impact on your baby’s better reading capability.
Broccoli: Broccoli is not only rich in Vitamin-C but also has plenty of fiber, calcium, folate and antioxidants to fight different diseases in this stage. Its intake means to be benefited may ways such as taking Vitamin C and powering digestive process by its fiber and strengthening immune system by its antioxidants. So you need this food to energize your body in multi ways.
Whole grains: Whole grains such as wheat, brown rice and oats have folic acid, fiber, iron selenium and magnesium. It is a kind of food that makes a pregnant woman full and energetic for long time. This 5th month is very sensitive for your physical movement and you need to be careful to your every step and need energy for safe movement. So keep whole grains at lunch and dinner as per your absorption quantity.
Eggs: the most powerful food is for your pregnancy period is egg which has high protein with low fat. Egg helps your baby’s cell in stronger way. It also has choline and omega 3 fatty acid which develops your baby’s cognitive process. It has 70 calories where a pregnant woman needs 200-300 calories. A pregnant woman can eat 1-2 eggs per day. If you have high blood pressure, avoid eating egg yolk. You also need to make sure hard boiled for safe intake.
There are more foods in physical development stages for taking but these foods contribute a lot to develop your baby in stronger way. It is so important to know the foods needed according to growth of your baby.