Health Benefits Of Almond Milk In Pregnancy


The digestive tract during pregnancy can be all over the place. Today, you're feeling bright, and in a few minutes, your tummy aches when you eat or drink anything. Pregnancy will truly humble you. Milk is one of the many foods that cause abdominal discomfort in some pregnant women. While some lactose-intolerant pregnant mums can't keep down milk, there are safer and plant-based milk options to prevent diarrhoea. 



Almond milk is dairy-free and plant-based, which means it does not come from animal sources. Almond milk has as many nutritional benefits as dairy milk. People who are allergic to nuts should avoid almond milk. In this article, you'll know the benefits of almond milk and how to use it during pregnancy.


5 benefits of almond milk in pregnancy

  • Prevents cardiovascular diseases: Almond milk is high in omega-3 fatty acids which helps to promote a healthier heart. 


  • Great for maintaining bone health: Almond milk is rich in calcium and it helps keep the bones strong and healthy. Pregnant women are more susceptible to brittle bones during pregnancy.


  • Rich in antioxidants: Pregnancy stress can cause fatigue and stress. Almond milk contains vitamin E, which is a potent antioxidant that helps to prevent oxidative stress on body cells.


  • Manages gestational diabetes: Almond milk is beneficial to pregnant mothers suffering from gestational diabetes. Almonds have a low glucose tolerance index which is responsible for marinating blood sugar.


  • Prevent high blood pressure: Pregnant women have fluctuating blood pressure. The magnesium in almond milk helps to maintain normal blood pressure. 


For pregnant mums having difficulty taking dairy milk, almond milk can be a great addition to their diet. Almond milk is safe in pregnancy and has as many nutrients as dairy milk.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  1. Can I take almond milk with cereal?

You can take almond milk with cereals, oats, and any other supplements you add milk to.


  1. Are almonds rich in nutrients?

Almond milk is as rich and high in nutrients as dairy milk.


  1. Can I drink almond milk after delivery?

It is safe for consumption after delivery.


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