In the middle of the second month of pregnancy the lungs, pancreas, thyroid gland and heart form. Even this week the oral cavity has begun to form. Even the baby’s ability in the second month of pregnancy has begun to show. Babies have reflexes and also move spontaneously. Although you can’t feel the spontaneous movement of the fetus in the womb yet.
Then at the end of the second month the fetus can hear even in the brain the neural network can be connected to smell in the fetal brain. The development of important organs is formed in the second month so that it must be supported by the health condition of pregnant women. (Read: Fetal Development at 2 Months)
In supporting the health of pregnant women, complete it with food for pregnant women 2 months :
1. Folic acid
Folic acid is important for pregnant women. In the beginning you are planning a pregnancy. The content of folic acid is in green vegetables, beef liver, avocado and oranges. With sufficient folic acid, it will help in the central nervous system and fetal blood. Even adequate folic acid will reduce the risk of birth defects.
In the second month of pregnancy, you need iron. Lack of iron in pregnant women will disrupt the cycle of egg release in pregnant women. Iron is found in green vegetables, red meat, egg yolks, oranges and liver.
Did you know that zinc can also help in the production of generatic materials when fertilization occurs. The foods that contain iron include, namely, nuts, seeds, eggs and meat.
4. Vitamin C
Complete your dietary consumption with vitamin C. Vitamin C can help the formation of fetal body tissue in addition to adequate vitamin C content which will help in maximum iron absorption and reduce the risk of preeclampsia. Good sources of vitamin C for pregnant women in the second month are oranges, kiwi, broccoli and strawberries.
5. Vitamins A, B, D and E
No less important are vitamins A, B, D and E which can help growth and development in forming new blood cells, forming teeth, bones and metabolism. Therefore, complete all the vitamins from fruit and vegetables that vary in color.
No less important is the carbohydrate content. In the second month the growth of the fetus is very rapid so that the energy needs of pregnant women must be maintained. You can adjust your carbohydrate intake even though morning sickness is annoying.