Lunch Box Scheme 2021 is going to be soon launched by the Telangana government. In this scheme, the state govt. will provide meals to those pregnant women who are going for treatment in government hospitals in the state. The main objective is to improve the health of pregnant ladies as well as unborn children.
Telangana Lunch Box Scheme 2021
The state govt. of Telangana will soon launch Lunch Box Scheme 2021 for pregnant women. In this scheme, all the pregnant ladies from different villages will be provided with meals including curry and egg while on their visit to the hospital. The government believes that delays in treatment at the hospital can lead to pregnant women not eating rice or nutritional food, which can damage their health and affect their unborn child.
Healthy Diet Benefits for Pregnant Women & Baby
There are countless benefits of eating healthy food for pregnant ladies as well as their babies. A nutritious diet gives woman more sustainable energy, a stronger immune system as well as reduced risk of disease. Here are some of the other benefits of a healthy pregnancy diet which are given below:-
- Less Complications
- Increased Energy
- Successful Fetal Development
- Improved Sleep
- Reduced Risk of Getting Sick
Pregnant woman need to eat well for their own health as well as for their baby’s health. Eating well during pregnancy reduces the chances such as anemia, low birth weight, birth defects and can even help with unpleasant pregnancy symptoms.
Govt. Initiative to Benefit Pregnant Ladies & New Born Babies
The scheme will benefit all those coming to the hospitals from remote villages. The Telangana government has also implemented various other schemes such as the KCR Kit and Amma Odi in government hospitals across the State. After its implementation, the number of IP and OP patients have increased in hospitals, along with institutional deliveries.
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