Foods to avoid are listed for a range of reasons, but in most cases there is a higher risk those foods may contain harmful bacteria such as listeria or salmonella. and I get full so fast now. Red = Don't eat. Why can't I eat as much anymore. Your body needs more energy as your baby’s rate of growth increases in late pregnancy (NICE 2010). Do I need to eat more in my last trimester? If you exercise, it is even better. Exercise moderation when you can, but if you need to indulge in holiday meals -- you're only human. I eat my dinner, and then I'm just stuffed and bloated for the rest of the night. Know the risks so you can plan for a happy, healthy pregnancy. Find out the latest advice on what to eat (and not eat) during pregnancy. Many women experience appetite loss during pregnancy. Overeating during pregnancy not only affects your health, but your baby's, as well. Use this handy guide to help make decisions about what to eat and what to avoid during pregnancy. It is important to keep yourself busy in some physical activities. You Gain Too Much . Yellow = Eat with caution. Fret not, working out will not cause any harm to your growing baby. I have no room for anything else. With my first pregnancy, my daughter in the third trimester I had such a big appetite, could eat anything in sight. Its a boy this time. The mother’s health will decline as the body strives to support the fetus in the absence of nutrients required to do so. The advice for pregnant women is always changing, and there are countless myths and scare stories. That said, you're hungry and you do need to eat for you and the baby. Malnutrition and starvation during pregnancy will affect more than the growing baby. and now I'm 31 weeks pregnant with my 2nd child. no snacks or anything. You may occasionally find food unappealing, or you may feel hungry but can’t bring yourself to eat. What happens when mom doesn’t eat while pregnant -- the adverse health risks increase exponentially dependant on the amount of time since mom’s last meal. It highlights some foods that are not recommended for pregnant women. Though pregnancy is the time during which you should not over exert your body yet, it is definitely not the time when you should just stay all the time in bed. Though you don’t need to have more calories in your first two trimesters, you’ll need an extra 200 calories a day in your third trimester.