Steps to Attain a Healthy Pregnancy

When you take your baby in your arms, you go to cloud nine. However the preceding nine months carried too many precautions and care by you and your family members. The top gynaecologist in Gurgaon Doctor Ragini Agrawal advises for every expecting mom to embrace a few necessary steps to attain a healthy pregnancy for an advancing joyful journey:

Careful Planning: It is better to stay fit before you become conceived. You ought to include multivitamin and folic acid supplements for preventing neural tube defects. Besides you ought to refrain from smoking, consuming alcohol and other kind of harmful drugs.

Approach the correct medical practitioner: Make a proper research before consulting the right obstetrician-gynecologist for the upcoming activities for you and your baby. Since any mistake at this stage might invite unnecessary troubles at the later stage.

Do not ignore the unusual symptoms: You may have to experience mild symptoms like nausea, vomiting, fainting, breath shortness, quick heartbeat, trouble while strolling, burning sensation or pain during urination or diminished fetal activities. However if these symptoms exist for more than 24 hours, then you should not take them lightly. Consult your medical practitioner immediately to alleviate these signs.

Proper Nutrition is mandatory: You are advised to consume meals rich in essential nutrients like vitamins, protein, iron and folate, as these nutrients shall not only foster you but your baby too. At the same time you should also take abundance of water to rule out the chances of constipation. Short but frequent meals at regular intervals shall forbid heart burn as well as regulate the blood sugar level. Avoid fast, fried and undercooked foods, as they will affect your health.

Stay Active: Regular work outs shall alleviate backaches, morning sickness as well as constipation. In addition to this, it will also assist in strengthening your heart and lungs to support you during your delivery procedure.

Safety is the key: Injuries are the vital causes of maternal mortality during pregnancy. So it is advisable for you to take proper precautions while occupying a place in your two or four wheeler.

Manage your weight gain: Getting overweight might invite pregnancy complications including high blood pressure and diabetes. So it is better to manage your weight gain after getting the right consultations from your Obstetrician. However at the same time you ought not to trim down our diet as it is mandatory for you and your upcoming baby.

Use Organic products: Make sure that you are washing all fruits or vegetables before using them. Avoid using household solvents, cosmetics, cleaners or other beauty products. Do not inhale even the passive smoke. Since it has been evident that prenatal introduction to pesticides leads to enhanced risks in infertility, obesity and deficit disorders and cognitive issues in children.

Manage stress: Chronic stress may inflict the fetus. So it is advisable for you to be delighted and contended during this period for the optimum outcomes.


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