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Calories requirement during pregnancy and lactation

Recommended daily allowance: in pregnancy and lactation

 

Nutrient

RDA in Non-pregnancy female

RDA in pregnancy

RDA in lactation

Kilo calories(moderate work) 2200

2200 + 350

2200 +600

 

Proteins

55gm

78

74

Fat

20gm

30gm

30gm

Calcium

600 mg

1200 mg

1200

Iron

21 mg

35 mg

21 mg

 

 

No pregnant

Pregnancy

Lactation

Sources

Energy (kcal)

2200 kcal

2500 kcal

2600 kcal

Protein, fat, carbohydrate

Protein (gm)

50gm

60gm

65gm

Meat, fish, poultry, dairy product

Iron (mg)

18 mg

40 mg*

30 mg*

Meat, egg, grains [* to be supplemented]

 

 

 

 

 

Calcium (mg)

500 mg

1000 mg

1500 mg

Dairy products

Zinc (mg)

12 mg

15 mg

19 mg

Meat, egg, seafood

Iodine (l1g)

150 μg

175 μg

200 μg

Iodized salt, seafood

Vitamin A (IU)

5000 IU

6000 IU

8000lU

Vegetables, liver, fruits

Vitamin D (IU)

200lU

400 IU

400lU

Dairy products

Thiamine (mg)

1.1 mg

1.5 mg

 

Grains, cereals

Riboflavin (mg)

1.1 mg

1.6 mg

 

Meat, liver, grains

Nicotinic acid (mg)

15 mg

17 mg

 

Meat, nuts, cereals

 

 

 

 

 

Ascorbic acid (mg)

60 mg

70mg

 

Citrus fruits, tomato

 

 

 

 

 

Folic acid (μg)

2OOμg

400μg

 

Leafy vegetables, liver

Vitamin 812 (μg)

2μg

2.2 μg

 

Animal proteins





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