There is a reason why breakfast is regarded the most important meal of the day. During pregnancy its importance increases manifold. No it is not just because your baby will go hungry if you have a late breakfast or skip one. But there could be a lot of physiological upheavals if you starve yourself for too long which can have an impact on both you and your baby. Here is the ultimate pregnancy diet guide to follow. Many mothers I know (well including me) who suffer from morning sickness prefer to skip breakfast or have it later in the day.