Importance of Protein in pregnancy:
i. For the growth and development of fetus.
ii. For the cell development.
i. For bone formation.
ii. Teeth formation.
iii. Growth of fetus.
Requirement of Protein in pregnancy = 78 gm& Calcium – 1200 mg
Sources of Protein: Pulses & legumes, milk, egg, cheese, any other
Source of Calcium: Milk, yoghurt, cheese, almonds, beans, any other