13.DEC.2021 2 MIN READ | 2 MIN READ

For some mums-to-be, pregnancy weight gain is a concern. Gaining less or more weight can lead to complications. For example, too much weight gain may increase your risk of gestational diabetes. While there is no one-size-fits-all guideline for pregnancy weight gain, there are factors that can help you. Our doctors tell you more about healthy weight gain, and when to be concerned.



Tip of the Month

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From the second trimester onwards, use a pillow for support as you sleep on your side.

Dr Lee Keen Whye, Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at Gleneagles Hospital


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Braised Chicken with Ginger and Vinegar

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A power-packed oomph, all in one dish. Ginger is known to help with digestion and reduce nausea.

To avoid developing gestational diabetes during pregnancy, stick to a healthy diet with these suggested foods.



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