You only need 300 extra calories when your pregnant (when you think about it that's not really a lot so take the idea of eating for 2 out of your head because this will only harm your body.
- You'll gain too much weight which will hurt your self esteem making harder to enjoy your pregnancy and your baby. You can be at risk of getting depressed. You should only gain from 28 to 30 pounds your entire pregnancy.
- You have a higher risk of getting diabetes.
- Your baby will get larger and may cause complications during labor. Most of Today's babies are born 9-11 pounds, Before they used to be 5-7 pounds on average. I believe over eating during pregnancy & hormones that are being added in our food are the reason. We cant do much about the hormones in our food but we do have a say in how much we eat and what we eat.
Week 13 And Eating For 2