A 35-year-old member asked:
How many meals and snacks should i be having each day while pregnant?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
31 years experience
3-6: There is no one correct answer to this. It depends on how hungry you get during the day, your weight, etc. Do what feels right for you. Some people do well with three meals a day. Other people do better with 6 small meals a day.
6.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
5: I suggest 3 healthy meals and two healthy snacks. Your OB can advise you on calorie and nutritional requirements.
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 10, 2014
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.