Introduction: During pregnancy, a healthy diet is important for the development and growth of the fetus. A balanced and healthy diet must provide sufficient energy and nutrients to the mother as well as the growing fetus. Aims and Objectives: The study aimed to evaluate the dietary intake among pregnant women of Ajmer. Materials and Method: A questionnaire was prepared to evaluate dietary intake among 1200 pregnant women of the different trimesters. The resulting data were analyzed using statistical software. Results: About 60% of pregnant women intake fewer servings than the recommended amounts for all food groups. Conclusion: The results suggest that pregnant women do not take sufficient nutrients in, a balanced diet rich in protein, carbohydrates, zinc, calcium, vitamins, and iron.
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