Benefits of Eating Eggs During Pregnancy

Benefits of Eating Eggs During Pregnancy

benefits of eggs during pregnancy

Eating eggs are a fantastic way to get proteins, an important part of a healthy pregnancy diet. Careful preparation, and storage help prevent any foodborne illness risks.

Is it OK to eat eggs every day when pregnant?

Yes, studies have found that it is safe to eat cooked eggs during pregnancy.  Women with naturally high cholesterol should consult with their physician.

What are the Benefits of Eating Eggs During Pregnancy

Eating eggs have several benefits including aiding fetal development, increasing muscle growth and bone health.


Fetal Development

Eggs are naturally good for you and also have important nutrients including Choline and Zinc that help in the neural tube formation of your baby. Eggs also contain Folic acid which is found in prenatal vitamins!

Bone Health

Eggs are known for being an egg-cellent (is that joke getting old yet?) source of Vitamin D, which helps with calcium absorption. The stronger your bones, the stronger the you.

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Muscles Growth

Eggs have 6 grams of protein per egg! They also contain ALL 9 of the amino acids! What an affordable source of protein! You’re gonna need all the muscle you can get during pregnancy and delivery, not to mention afterwards when you are hauling baby and car seats all day

Brain Development

Is it just me or do we all have fears of growing old and not remembering anything? Guess what? Eating eggs can help that! Remember earlier when we talked about eggs having Choline to help during fetal development? Well, it also helps out adult brains stay healthy, too!

In Conclusion

Eggs are a delicious and versatile food for pregnant women! Something that is so good for you will only be good for your growing baby. If you want some recipes or more information about the health benefits of eggs, check out this article:

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