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What should I eat during week 26 of pregnancy?

Typically during pregnancy you want to add only about 300 extra calories a day totaling about 2,500 calories daily. However, if you have high blood pressure that could lead to preeclampsia, gestational diabetes, edema, or anemia, your doctor may move to put certain restrictions on your diet. Also, if you are overweight to begin with, your doctor may recommend a more restricted diet. As always, be sure to avoid raw and uncooked foods, especially fish, during your pregnancy. Also, plenty of liquids can help all of your pregnancy symptoms, including weight gain and edema.

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