Benefits of Eating Dates During Pregnancy

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Many people say that dates should not be consumed during pregnancy. Is it true, whether it is not safe to eat dates during pregnancy or if it is, then what are the benefits you will get, from which month of pregnancy you should eat dates? It is very important for you to know this.

If it is summer time and you will be in a lot of confusion whether to eat dates or not. If you also think that dates should not be eaten during pregnancy. So let me tell you that it is not like that eating dates during pregnancy is absolutely unsafe. If you eat dates with some considerations, then you will get many benefits from it.

There are many such nutrients in dates, which can be beneficial for both the baby in the womb and for you during pregnancy. But yes its effect is hot, so it is to be eaten in small amounts during the summer days. 

Dates contain saturated and unsaturated fatty acids, which provide energy to pregnant women. Dates help a lot in making prostagladins, which can induce labor pain. So it’s very good to eat dates in 9th month of pregnancy when its your delivery time.

Apart from this, the important thing that pregnant women need is iron. You get iron naturally from dates. Many times during pregnancy there is a lack of blood in the body, there is a lack of haemoglobin (low Hb) so that you may have to go through problems like anaemia. In such a situation, the consumption of dates provides iron in your body.

You get fibres by eating dates. This is help in resolving common problem of pregnancy that is constipation.

In addition it contains folic acid, magnesium, potassium. Not only this, protein is also found in it and at the same time it is helpful in reducing your bad cholesterol level. Dates contain fructose, which breaks down quickly in the blood and does not harm your blood sugar levels.

If you have a lot of problem of morning sickness, nausea, vomiting persists continuously or if your immunity is very weak, then dates are very beneficial for you.

Apart from this, as calcium is also found in it, it contains potassium, so it is very beneficial for the bone of the baby formed in the womb during pregnancy. Dates are also very beneficial for the bones of pregnant women and the dental disorders she may face during pregnancy.

Let us know when to consume dates and when not. 

You do not have to consume dates in the early stages of pregnancy. Do not consume it in the first three months of pregnancy because dates are hot in nature, as well as somewhere it can give you contractions. That puts you at risk of having a miscarriage. So the first three months of pregnancy you have to avoid dates.

If your second trimester of pregnancy is going on and if your blood sugar level remains very high, if your glucose test is not normal, then you should not consume dates in the second trimester of pregnancy.

If you do not have any disease like diabetes, then you can consume it comfortably, even in the second trimester of pregnancy.

Now talking about the third trimester of pregnancy, eating dates in the third trimester can be very beneficial for you. That is because in the last phase of pregnancy, it is very helpful in reducing the time of your labor pain. You must eat dates in the last phase of pregnancy. They also make your delivery process much easier, helping you to have a normal delivery. You have to eat dates in limited quantity. You should consume only four to five dates in a day, do not consume more dates than this.

 If you have diabetes, then you should consume it sparingly or eat it once after asking your doctor. Hope now your question is clear whether dates are safe during pregnancy or not.

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