During pregnancy, women not only need to supply more nutrients but also drink a lot of water to have a healthy body for both mother and her baby. And here are some types of beverages which is very beneficial for pregnant women.
Water has no calories but it is very important for all people and especially pregnant women. Mothers need to drink at least 2 to 3 liters of water each day to provide enough water for the body and help them cope with the discomfort during pregnancy.
- Blended fruit
Blended fruit is a nutritional beverage with great health benefits. A glass of blended fruit with milk will provide you with calcium, protein and fiber. Pregnant women should use fruits rich in vitamin to make the beverage like banana, strawberry, mango or any kind of fruit which is good for pregnant women and fix with your taste.
However, you should make this beverage at home and should not buy bottled blended fruit because these drinks contain colorings and toxic preservatives.
- Fruit juice
If milk is not your favorite drink, try mixing the juices together to have an attractive nutritional juice. For example, you can mix the juices of citrus together or do the same with other fruits to have a great drink.
Milk acts like a coolant and very beneficial for digestive system. Besides, it contains many essential nutrients for the development of the fetus. That’s why pregnant women should supply more nutrition milk during pregnancy. They can see a specialist to choose the suitable type of milk in accordance with the different stages of their pregnancy.
- Coconut water
Coconut water is a natural drink which is really good for pregnant women. Coconut water has a lot of minerals helping to balance blood pressure and prevent hypertension-related diseases such as heart disease, stroke and atherosclerosis.
Lemon juice is a safe beverage option and easy to follow for all pregnant women. Simply, you just cut half of a lemon, squeeze it to take the lemon juice and pour them into a glass of cold water, add a little salt or sugar according to your taste and add a little mint leaves if desired.
Mom can also combine lemon juice with water and a few drops of warm honey to drink in the morning.
- Ginger tea
Drinking ginger tea will be the best for pregnant mothers with morning sickness. This spice is often used in traditional medicine to relieve nausea, vomiting, and helps stimulate the digestive system. Mom can drink hot ginger tea or use ginger for daily dishes.