Whats do you eat on an average day?

Discussion in 'Pregnancy - Third Trimester' started by NicolaWynne, Nov 16, 2011.

  1. NicolaWynne

    NicolaWynne Guest

    I always seem hungry, like im not eating enough...

    I just wanted to get a rough idea of how much the average pregnant third trimester lady eats on a daily basis?

    Thanks :flower:
  2. sailorgirl1

    sailorgirl1 Well-Known Member

    May 18, 2011
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    Average day:
    2 weetabix for breakfast
    1 orange
    1 kiwi
    beans on toast for lunch
    3 biscuits with cup of tea
    dinner (Spag bol, pasta, stir fry) etc etc

    Thats about average for me xx
  3. NicolaWynne

    NicolaWynne Guest

    Today i ate..

    Breakfast- Yoghurt, smoothie, grapes, apple, carrot

    Lunch- cheese and cucumber roll, small bag of crisps, satsuma and two cornflake cakes

    Snack- Bar of chocolate, yoghurt

    Dinner- Beef stew and dumplings and bread

    I seem to eat loads actually, why am i always hungry :(
  4. sarahdilan

    sarahdilan Well-Known Member

    Jun 16, 2011
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    The second I start eating I dont stop for rest of the day. Anything and everything. Even with all sandwiches small meals and snacks ... Both healthy and junk food ... I can eat my full dinner in evening and still keep going. Force myself to stop after 9 tho so I dont get woken in night by heartburn. I'm surprised i'm not the size of a house.
  5. NicolaWynne

    NicolaWynne Guest

    I've only been like this the past week or so though, basically since i came into the third trimester, im guessing its because shes having a growth spurt or something...
  6. CKJ

    CKJ Well-Known Member

    Mar 11, 2011
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    Cereal for breakfast, mini cheddars mid morn, pasta meal at lunch, apple mid afternoon n then dinner - often there might b a Choc bar in there somewhere too :-s I just get so hungry lol prob y my thighs r so big!! Haha
  7. Omi

    Omi A Mummy At Last!

    May 22, 2007
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    ..too many biscuits... :blush:

    Started this morning with:
    -caffeine free milky coffee
    - then, two slices brown bread toasts with margarine and marmelade
    - pint of semi skimmed milk
    - can of diet coke and a chocolate hob nob (oat cookie)
    -lunch was leftovers from last night dinner; slice of potato based ham omelette with vegetable and tomato sauce
    - another biscuit and diet coke
    - pint and ahalf of water
    - some sort of biscuit with filling and another biscuit...im going straight to hell :haha
    - dinner - probably some chicken casserole with veg/salad

    I never had a sweet tooth until i got pregnant and now its like i cant get enough of anything sweet!!! Argh...i'll be mahoosive by the end at this rate!! :growlmad: :haha:

    I should add that i usually have a yogurt a day and some fruit, usually a banana and or apple too :)
  8. NicolaWynne

    NicolaWynne Guest

    Cadburys chocolate is my weakness at the moment... not good :(
  9. luz

    luz Well-Known Member

    Apr 5, 2011
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    Breakfast: A bowl of cereal, usually frosted flakes. after i finish the first bowl there's still a little milk left so i pour in a bit more cereal and eat it.

    Lunch: Usually a sandwich and some chips or yogurt

    Dinner: Whatever we make for dinner... Tonight i think i'm making pizza. I'll probably have two or three slices.

    usually i eat some sort of snack before going to bed. Lately i've been loving the oreos and milk, but often i have a cup of noodles or some top ramens.

    But i also snack on small things throughout the day, usually candy..... I'm a teacher and the bowl of candy on my desk is too tempting and i find myself eating out of it quite often!
  10. cantwaitforu

    cantwaitforu Mom of two boys and prego

    Nov 1, 2010
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    Cereal and lots of water

    Morning snacks:

    Low fat bran muffin


    Cheese on bread
    Veggie sticks (carrot, cucumber, celery)

    Afternoon snack:



    Meat and veg (I'm off pasta - don't want it at all!)

    Night snack:

    Kiwi or apples with sugar cinnamon

    My appetite hasn't increased and my weight gain has tapered off. One pound in two weeks.
  11. mrsbw

    mrsbw Mummy to one

    Aug 1, 2011
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    Breakfast - 2 x weetabix
    Snack - banana or toasted teacake or fruit scone
    Lunch - Ham salad sandwich and a pear
    Snack - Low fat crisps
    Dinner - Meat or fish with pots and veg / chicken curry with brown rice / fresh pasta and sauce etc with yoghurt for pudding
    Supper - Biscuit

    I've put on v little weight but think it's probably cos I'm eating a lot less cake and rubbish than pre-preg as I have gone right off it and really fancy fresh fruit and veg a lot more x
  12. NicolaWynne

    NicolaWynne Guest

    Im hoping my appetite calms down, and hopefully shes just having a growth spurt because i dont want to gain too much weight and then have to worry about losing it afterwards, when i'd rather just be spending time with my baby.
  13. Moonchild420

    Moonchild420 Well-Known Member

    Jul 27, 2011
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    What kind of tea are you drinking? I want to drink tea but not sure whats safe.
  14. Lady_Bee

    Lady_Bee Two little ones

    May 22, 2011
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    Yeah I was going to suggest this... every couple of weeks I get RAVENOUS for a few days and I'm positive it's because he's having a growth spurt. There are definitely periods where I seem to be crazy hungry all the time. I think you're eating a pretty normal amount :]

    The past few days I've been eating:

    Breakfast - Shreddies or Weetabix, a glass of fruit juice and a banana
    Snack - toast and cashew butter
    Lunch - toasted bagel with Philadelphia, or an avocado and feta salad
    Snack - yoghurt
    Dinner - varies... today was a morrocan chickpea casserole with rice
    Snack before bed - more cereal or more toast!
  15. Mummy_to_be87

    Mummy_to_be87 Well-Known Member

    Oct 19, 2011
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    You eat similiar to me :happydance:
  16. NicolaWynne

    NicolaWynne Guest

  17. babyjan

    babyjan Mum&expecting#2

    Jul 1, 2011
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    All this talk is making me hungry!! Off to make a pizza now :) x
  18. ttcnewbie123

    ttcnewbie123 Well-Known Member

    Jan 24, 2011
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    I wouldn't worry, I'm eating a lot at the moment too! Today I had cereal and milk for breakfast, cheese salad sandwich, crisps, yoghurt and fruit for lunch, dinner was a large portion of pasta bake with garlic bread and 5 choccie biscuits for afters.

    Would have been more if we have more goodies in the house! I could eat some choccie now x
  19. Misskitty10

    Misskitty10 Well-Known Member

    Jan 17, 2011
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    Breakfast: 2 weetabix with semi-skinned milk


    Lunch: either a sandwich & crisps or beans on toast or soup & bread, some chocolate


    Cup of tea

    Dinner: today I had spicy chicken breast with rice & broccoli
    Usually a chocolate bar but I just had to pop to sainsburys to get something and ended up buying a sticky toffee pudding :-s was very yummy!!
  20. deedee11

    deedee11 Member

    Nov 3, 2011
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    I would love to be able to eat that much :haha: iv had no appetite since 14 weeks and am lucky to if i eat more than twice a day i do feel horrible like im starving baba but the docs said it happens to a lot of pregnant women and he growing perfect.. so if your hungry eat what u want id love 2 :nope: x

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