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Many expecting ladies crave to eat a lot of lavish stuff. Their desire to eat variety of food increases. But somehow, this desire has to be suppressed, because this is the time when she is just not eating for her self, but also for the “life “within her. For the very same reason doctors pressurize the expecting mother to have a healthy dietand eat whatever is good for her. It is advisable to avoid junk food or unhealthy food which includes instant noodles too.
Therefore, she has to take care, that whatever she eats is right and safe for the growing baby.
Having noodles once in a while, for a change is fine, but should not become a staple diet. Noodles contain a lot of starch, salt and MSG (mono sodium glutamate) which are not considered beneficial for the baby’s growth. Moreover, having excess of salt can possibly lead to hypertension. During pregnancy the fear of high blood pressureis already their and on top of it consumption of these noodles which contain high quantity of salt can be very dangerous for the mother as well as the baby.
Once or twice noodles can be taken but only if the mother is taking a proper diet essential for the baby.
If at all, one feels like having instant noodles, the following tips must be considered:
The common reasons why most pregnant women prefer instant noodles are
However anything in excess can be harmful and thus these instant noodles if are consumed on a daily basis or too frequently then they can be harmful for the mother as well as for the baby. There have been cases, worldwide, where women who have had noodles as their staple diet or more often, the baby at the time of birth was seen wrapped with noodles all over his body. In some cases the baby was even strangulated by them. Sad to hear, but this is where the reality lies. Thus it is advisable for the expecting mothers to be very cautious.