How to gaining the fetus weight in the womb

Morinaga Platinum ♦ 3 January 2020

As Mom knows, if a 7 month old baby's weight is less, then it will lead to many health disorders. Various health risks may lurk such as growth delay, metabolism changes to impact the health of the heart. The fetus’s weight has to be watched and checked by the doctor regularly.

According to American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the fetus’s weight will gain fast in the third trimester. At the beginning of the third trimester, the weight of the fetus will reach 900 g to 1100 g and will gain double when enter the eight month. That is why, if the fetus weight is less, the doctor will suggest Mom to eat food that could make the fetus gain weight.

Here are below Morinaga Platinum already summarized about ways to gain weight for a 7 month old baby for Mom.

  1. Healthy and balance diet

    According to Trishita Nalvath, a Nutritionist and Dietetics from Manipal Women And Child Hospital suggest maintaining the balance nutrition intake  for Mom’s fetus weight. Make sure to fulfill the needs of carbohydrate, protein, fat, vegetables, and fruits. Besides, every person needs a different nutrition intake during pregnancy. For example, there is Mom that needs fat more than carbohydrates. Get to know Mom needs or consult it with a doctor or nutritionists.

  1. Get enough rest

    Trishita also added that getting enough rest could gain more weight to the 7 month old baby in the womb. If Mom does too many activities then there’s a lot of energy that comes out, in the end it will affect the fetus growth and development.

  1. Avoid trans fat, get more calories from fruits

    It will be best for Mom to avoid eating high fat foods because it will just make Mom’s body weight that gain, not the fetus. This matter is discussed in The Association For Prenatal And Perinatal Psychology And Health that said that food with high trans fat will give a bad influence to the 7 month old fetus. The best food Mom could consume is fruit juice or salad.

  1. Meet Body’s water needs

    With fulfilling daily fluid needs, Mom already maintains the baby’s weight. American Pregnancy Association mentions that dehydration during pregnancy could cause serious medical complications, one of them is fetus weight loss. Fulfill the fluid needs and other nutrition needs with consuming fruit juice and vegetables that are rich in good nutrition for Mom.

  1. Avoid stress

    Not only beneficial for maintaining mental health during pregnancy, avoiding stress can make Mom reduce emotional explosion. Usually stress affects Mom’s appetite that makes the fetus lose weight.

    Preventing a baby to be born underweight it’s important to prevent premature birth. To find out that, Mom has to check the fetus' health regularly. Follow the doctor's suggestion and do a healthy diet during pregnancy. This will help Mom to gain the baby’s weight so the baby can be born with a normal weight.

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