Miscarriage is very sensitive topic. No one wants to
discuss about it, as women passes through both the mental
trauma & physical trauma. Even male passes through mental
trauma when miscarriage happens. Both of them have that sense
There can be many causes of miscarriage like:
- Genetics (chromosomal abnormality)
- Age (elderly pregnancy)
- Uterine problems and so on….
To rule out the causes of your miscarriage, you must consult your
Gynecologist/fertility specialist. However,
In addition, your food can be a great help for your body to
‘get ready’ for your pregnancy.
So, let us see which nutrients can help you-
# Folic acid
Folic acid is important to prevent
neural tube defect in infant. Along with this,
folic acid is also important nutrient in making genetic material.
Good natural vegetarian sources of folic acid are:
- Green beans
- Ladies finger
- Lettuce, etc.
Low level of niacin increases the risk of your miscarriage. Include
some rich sources of niacin in your daily diet. And try to have them
in raw form as they are water soluble vitamins.
Good natural vegetarian sources of niacin are :
- Radish leaves
- Sesame seeds, etc
#Antioxidant rich food like
- Green leafy vegetables
- Juicy fruits
These antioxidants rich food help you to keep you
stress free which is very important for conceiving.
Another important nutrient is
#Protein rich food like
- Pulses and grains both together
- Seeds etc.
Protein helps your body to repair itself after multiple miscarriages. Protein
helps in formation of new cells.
These are few nutrients which can help in recurrent miscarriage. But
It is always better to consult a qualified dietitian to modify your diet.
As your diet can change according to the causes of miscarriage.
As you are what you eat,
Let your food be your medicine…
That’s all for today
See you next Tuesday
With another Tuesday tip
Till then take care,
Providing simple solutions for the complexities of life
Dr. Bhumita Makwana
Your Dietitian & Cosmetic Clinician