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Daily Archives: March 18, 2017

Nutrition rules in the third trimester of pregnancy

What happens in the third trimester? The growing uterus supports the stomach, and the hormone of pregnancy progesterone reduces the tone of smooth muscles, including the esophageal sphincter, making you suffer from heartburn. Another extremely unpleasant problem, topical for the second half of pregnancy, is gestosis. And many the manifestations of gestosis (it is characterized by increased blood pressure, impaired kidney function, the appearance of protein in the urine, swelling) are provoked by malnutrition and micronutrient deficiency. Continue reading