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That’s about the number in a medium baked potato sprinkled with a spoonful of cheese. While the body’s need for food doesn’t double, its need for iron does. Calcium is a concern too, particularly since many young women don’t get enough even when they’re not pregnant. Another important • 48 • NUTRIENTS IMPORTANT DURING PREGNANCY NUTRIENT NEEDED FOR GOOD SOURCES Water Fetal cell development, maintaining blood volume, and using many nutrients. Helps the pregnant woman avoid bladder infections, constipation, and swelling of the feet and ankles.
In humans, it’s the egg, not the sperm, that provides the mitochondria of the zygote. Thus, the zygote gets its energy processing machinery from its mother only. Are Boys and Girls Born in Equal Numbers? Among all mammals, including humans, male births slightly outnumber female births. But more females survive, so in the early months or years of life, the ratio evens out. However, among humans, some unexplained discrepancies arise. In Europe, the ratio of male to female births is higher in the south than in the north.
A substance called meconium forms in the intestines. It will be the first bowel movement after birth. • 44 • First Second The trimesters of pregnancy • 45 • Third ? What Medical Care Should a Woman Get Before Pregnancy? Any woman who has a chance of getting pregnant needs to make sure she’s healthy before pregnancy occurs. That means visiting a doctor, clinic, or health professional for regular physicals. During a first visit, the health care provider typically records a health history. It includes confidential information on sexual activity, past pregnancies, sexually transmitted infections, ongoing medical conditions such as diabetes, use of contraceptives to prevent pregnancy, and use of tobacco, alcohol, and drugs.