There will be an inevitable weight gain due to the baby's growth, but with cravings and emotional changes, it is possible to gain a few extra kilos by eating certain foods. It is important not to overindulge in sweets to avoid gestational diabetes.
Women can control their weight by maintaining a healthy and balanced diet. The doctor can provide a table of foods that can be consumed throughout the pregnancy and will keep track of the evolution of the pregnant woman's weight during check-ups. The woman should gain 11 to 14 kilos during the entire pregnancy.
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Degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). Master's Degree in Human Assisted Reproduction from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM). Certificate of University Expert in Genetic Diagnosis Techniques from the University of Valencia (UV).