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Miscarriage:How Your Food Can Help……

Miscarriage:How your food can help……


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

of discomfort/guilt.

There can be many causes of miscarriage like:

  • Genetics (chromosomal abnormality)
  • Age (elderly pregnancy)
  • Infection
  • 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:

  • Spinach
  • Green beans
  • Lettuce
  • Ladies finger
  • Lettuce, etc.

#Niacin (vitamin-B3)

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
  • Peanuts
  • Sesame seeds, etc

#Antioxidant rich food like

  • Tomato
  • Green leafy vegetables
  • Amla
  • 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
  • Nuts
  • 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


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