Women should take special care of their health during pregnancy. During this period, women need to include nutrient-rich foods in their diet. Especially you need to include plenty of fruits and vegetables in your diet.

Most health experts advise women to eat many types of fruits during pregnancy, but do you know that not all types of fruits can be consumed during pregnancy. Yes, consumption of fruits during pregnancy can be beneficial for health, but there are some fruits like pineapple, papaya and grapes, which you cannot consume during pregnancy.In this article we will learn in detail about which fruits should not be eaten during pregnancy.

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  1. Fruits To Avoid During Pregnancy
  2. Fruits To Eat During Pregnancy
  3. Keep Important Things In Mind While Eating Fruits During Pregnancy.
  4. Summary
Doctors for Hydration and Nutrition: Fruits for Pregnant Women

Fruits like papaya, pineapple and grapes should not be consumed during pregnancy. This can cause harm to you and your child. Many experts and research have stated that consumption of these fruits during pregnancy can cause harm to the fetus. Let us know about it in detail-

Side Effects Of Grapes During Pregnancy

Some women may be advised not to eat grapes during pregnancy. Actually, resveratrol is found in grapes, which is a poisonous compound. If grapes are consumed in excess, it can cause toxicosis or other pregnancy complications.

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Side Effect Of Papaya During Pregnancy

Women should avoid eating raw papaya during pregnancy. Actually, latex is found in raw papaya, which can cause premature contractions in the fetus. Although consumption of ripe papaya may be safe for women, the peel and seeds of ripe papaya are also unsafe during pregnancy. Therefore, many health experts advise pregnant women not to consume either of the papayas to avoid the risks.

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Side Effect Of Pineapple During Pregnancy

Women are also advised not to eat pineapple during pregnancy. Actually, it contains bromelain, which can soften the cervix. If you consume it in excess quantities, it can cause great harm to your fetus. However, many doctors believe that you can consume pineapple in moderate quantities. Many useful nutrients are found in this fruit, which can prove beneficial for health. Many experts may advise you to limit the consumption of pineapple in the first trimester of pregnancy.

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Side Effect Of Banana During Pregnancy

Bananas are very beneficial for pregnant women. But if you have diabetes during pregnancy, then do not consume it, because it contains a very high amount of sugar. At the same time, if you do not have diabetes, then you can consume it. With this, you and your child can get many essential vitamins and minerals.

Keep important things in mind while eating fruits during pregnancy.


Let us now know about those fruits which can be consumed during pregnancy-

Benefits Of Apricot In Pregnancy

It mainly contains adequate amounts of Vitamin A, C, E, beta-carotene, phosphorus, silicon, calcium, iron and potassium. These nutrients are beneficial in the development of the pregnant woman and the unborn child.

Benefits Of Cherry In Pregnancy

It mainly contains Vitamin C, which helps in maintaining a better immune system. Also, by eating it, there is proper blood supply to the placenta and fetus.

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Benefits Of Guava In Pregnancy

Guava is also considered the best fruit for pregnancy. By eating this, the digestive system works better and blood circulation also remains balanced. Guava contains essential compounds like Vitamin C, E, carotenoids and polyphenols.

Benefits Of Kiwi In Pregnancy

Kiwi has the property of keeping the respiratory system better. Apart from this, kiwi helps in absorbing iron in the body. Apart from this, antioxidants and folate are also found in it, which develops the nervous system of the child in a better way.

Before eating fruits during pregnancy, some important things need to be kept in mind, so that it does not harm your health, such as-

Wash Fruits Thoroughly And Eat

Always wash fruits thoroughly before eating them. In fact, the fruit may contain pesticide residues or soil left over from the crop, which can be harmful for both mother and child. For this reason, many pregnant women are advised to opt for organic products, but such fruits should also be eaten after washing.

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Avoid Consuming Excess Fruits

Many fruits contain high amounts of sugar, hence the risk of diabetes may increase during pregnancy. At the same time, women who already have diabetes may be harmed by consuming sugary fruits. For this reason, avoid consuming excessive fruit juices. It is advisable to consume fruits in limited quantities to get nutrients without added sugar.

Consult A Doctor

If you have any questions regarding diet during pregnancy, then definitely consult your doctor. Never hesitate to ask the doctor about your diet, so that the fetus can develop properly. Also, you should not experience any kind of problem.

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During pregnancy, we should include plenty of fruits in our diet, but there are some fruits, like raw papaya, grapes and pineapple, which should be consumed in small quantities during pregnancy or only on the advice of the doctor. Apart from this, consume fruits in limited quantities. Always eat fruits and vegetables after washing them properly, so that there is no harm to you and your child.

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