Revista de Saúde Pública
Print version ISSN 0034-8910
WITT, Aracy. Food habits related to pregnancy and post-delivery periods. Rev. Saúde Pública [online]. 1971, vol.5, n.1, pp. 97-102. ISSN 0034-8910. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-89101971000100012.
The results relative to the food habits connected to pregnancy and post-delivery - obtained through a social research - are presented. Interviewed women believe they should eat at will for the baby's sake; the necessity of a post-delivery (40 to 60 days) was also stressed by more than 50% of the interviewed Pork and fish were considered harmfull for the post-delivery diet; milk, black beer and a typical soup made with white maize were considered as the appropriate food for a bigger lactation.
Keywords : Food habits; Pregnancy; Post-delivery.