If there is one myth that is constantly circulating about pregnancy, it is the myth that you can eat whatever you want, whenever you want, and however much you want without retribution. After all, you are “eating for two” and therefore can and should be eating constantly. This is a myth and stereotype that is only heard less than the idea that all pregnant women like pickles and ice cream together. The truth is that the pickles and ice cream stereotype is more accurate than being able to eat whatever you want.
Especially if you have gestational diabetes, it is important for all pregnant women to maintain a healthy diet. Your doctors will track your weight gain, and will likely discuss with you how much weight you should gain for a healthy pregnancy.
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