A latest study report has added to the confusion prevailing as to what should be the ideal diet during pregnancy and is it justified to eat for two that is for mother and baby in womb during pregnancy? The latest reports say that during the first six months of pregnancy no extra food is required for mother and to maintain energy intake of 1940 calories only. The 'eating for two'concept may lead to obesity in women at later stage, says the report. An ideal BMI of 18.5 to 25 has been recommended. But there are different situations and circumstances when eating for two is recommended. American pregnancy.org goes into details of it.