Dos and Don'ts for a healthy pregnancy

Healthy Pregnancy starts early. There are many dos and don'ts, which when followed, will help you feel better inspite of the annoying pregnancy symptoms.

The DOs:

Dos and Don'ts for a healthy pregnancy

DO choose moderate physical activity like walking You can start with short walks. This will help you gain strength and you can meet the physical demands of pregnancy well. You can also discuss the exercise routine with an instructor who can provide necessary guidance during this time.

DO stretch Stretching helps you feel relaxed, giving you flexibility and preventing tightening of muscles.

DO prenatal yoga You can also try prenatal yoga and deep breathing, making you feel better and sleep well.

DO keep yourself hydrated Dark colour urine indicates you need to drink more water. By being well hydrated, you can prevent problems like constipation and bladder infections. In case nausea is bothering you, sip water throughout the day rather than drinking more water at once.

DO talk to your doctor about the medicines you are presently taking to treat any ailment He will find out whether the medication is safe or unsafe to take during pregnancy.

DO start taking prenatal vitamins Folic acid is recommended by the doctor as it aids in the development of your baby’s spinal cord and nervous system during week 5 of pregnancy. Calcium and Iron are also prescribed promoting development of the baby.

DO take rest Go to bed early and get rest by taking a power nap when feeling exhausted.

DO stock healthy snacks like dry fruits, yoghurt, fresh fruits These will be handy especially when you feel hungry and ensure right food goes in.

The DON'Ts:

DON'T drink too much of juices and sweetened drinks as they will add extra calories. Limit coffee and tea intake too.

DON'T eat foods that contain bacteria, toxins and parasites. Example under cooked meat, unpasteurized soft cheese, raw sprouts etc.

DON'T smoke. This will affect fetal growth, lead to placental problems, miscarriage and early birth.

DON'T get exposed to pollutants and pesticides.

Compare Maternity Package Costs from Various Hospitals and Book Directly on Parentlane

At Parentlane, you can directly compare Pregnancy Delivery Charges of over 5000+ maternity hospitals in India and book your package for your preferred hospitals within your budgets.

You can check rates of Normal Delivery, C-Section, Instrumental Delivery, Twin Baby Rates apart from other services related to Tubectomy as well across all hospitals and get direct assistance to book.

You get complete pregnancy care support from Parentlane with unlimited consultation with doctors, pregnancy specialists, guidance on nutrition & fitness needs based on your condition. Talk to Parentlane Pregnancy Counselor for any assistance



Checkout other interesting articles

What Symptoms Can Soon-to-be-Moms Expect during the Second Trimester?

Everything You Need To Know About Your First Trimester!

10 tips to plan for a perfect baby shower (Godh Bharai)

Early pregnancy symptoms ringing in: Heartburn, constipation, food aversion & how to handle them

Best Sanskrit Baby Boy and Sanskrit Girl names with Meanings 2022

Your Baby’s Journey in First Trimester: An Easy Month by Month Guide

Unique Indian Baby Names for Girls and Boys with Meanings (2022)

Tips To Manage Your Third Trimester

Essential hair and skin care tips during pregnancy

Changes In Your Body During The Third Trimester

Postnatal Care Tips For New Moms: Must Read