When you get pregnant, you should take care of your health and help your baby grow in a healthy and nurturing environment. The list of pregnancy do’s and don’ts are given below
- Take a Multivitamin
Eating the diet that is rich in vitamins is very important in pregnancy as it helps the baby take all necessary nutrients. A healthy diet is not enough. You must also take prenatal vitamins because they are very good for the expecting mother as well as the growing baby and prevent birth defects. Multivitamins include the nutrients that are folic acid, iron and calcium.
- Get Lots of Sleep
The anxiety and the hormonal changes in pregnancy make the sleep elusive. Pregnant women need sleep because they get tired very easily. Fatigue is the sign that you need to take more rest and sleep more.
Pregnant women need to do good exercise because it is very beneficial for the mother and the baby. Exercising helps in combating insomnia, excessive weight gain, muscle pain, and mood problems.
Before pregnancy if you used to exercise regular, keep it up. Only ask your doctor for the safe exercise.
- Eat Seafood
Seafood is rich in vitamins and minerals, omega-3 fatty acids, iron and zinc. Therefore seafood is very important for both mother and baby. But be careful; don’t eat undercooked seafood because it has many harmful bacteria.
- Practice Yoga
Yoga is very beneficial in pregnancy but hot yoga should be avoided. So seek prenatal yoga classes when you are pregnant. You will be taught some important poses that are helpful in pregnancy and also the ones which you should avoid. Talk to the doctor before you start taking yoga classes to know the risks and concerns of doing it.
- Don’t Smoke
Smoking is very dangerous in pregnancy. Women who smoke usually give birth to underweight babies. There is also risk of having the children with learning disabilities and the children of such children also start smoking at early age due to the addiction of nicotine.
- Don’t take Alcohol
Alcohol affects the development of a baby. There is a risk of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) in babies. Talk with your doctor if you want to drink alcohol in pregnancy.
- Don’t Eat Raw or undercooked food
Some food like meat and eggs should be cooked properly. Women must not eat raw or undercooked meat and eggs in their pregnancy. listeriosis and toxoplasmosis are two main risks of eating undercooked meat and eggs. In some case there is also a risk of birth defects.
- Don’t Eat Deli Meat
Deli meat can cause food-borne illness so they should be avoided. Raw milk and cheese should also be avoided.
- Avoid Eating Unpasteurized Milk Products
Expecting mothers should avoid eating the products made from unpasteurized milk because it can lead to bacterial illness and many problems like miscarriages.
- Avoid Sitting in a Hot Tub or Sauna
The pregnant women must not sit in hot tubs or sauna because it is very dangerous for them especially in the first trimester.
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