Things to do when you know you are Pregnant | Few Tips To Have A Healthy & Happy Pregnancy | NextMamas.
Pregnancy is the most amazing time period in the life of a female. They become excited and happy and start planning their life after the baby.
Here are a few tips given by the team of NextMamas to do to have a healthy and happy Pregnancy.
Make a Plan:
Always try to make a plan and write a to-do list and try to take action on the list you have prepared. The plan must consist of do’s and don’ts of pregnancy and things that can make you happy and active.
Educate yourself regarding pregnancy essentials and how to take care of yourself and your child.
See your Doctor:
Antenatal visits are a necessity for pregnancy. Try to follow your appointments with your doctor and act upon the advice given by her.
Take Prenatal medication:
Folic acid 400mcg and vitamin D supplements once a day are a must to take during pregnancy it can help you and your fetus in growth.
Stop using certain Drugs:
Always keep in mind that there are drugs that should not be taken during pregnancy. So always follow your doctor’s advice while taking medication.
Try to stay active during pregnancy. Household work are not forbidden during pregnancy but avoid lifting heavy objects and too much stooping and bending.
Eating healthy and in small portions is a requirement of pregnancy for the growth of the baby and the health of the mother.
Track your weight gain:
All females gain weight during pregnancy so Keep a record of weight gain during pregnancy almost 10-12 kg weight gain is normal and it fluctuates in all females according to their body type.
Keeping your self hydrated is a must to remove toxins from your body.
Avoiding pets like Cats and parrots are must to do because a pregnant woman can get different diseases by contacting them.
Follow sleep hygiene:
Following at least 8 hours of sleep is a must in pregnancy. Keep yourself calm and take good time for rest.
Take care of your mental health:
Mental health is affected a lot during pregnancy so one must take care of her mental health. Don’t take much stress and try to calm yourself.
Author: Dr. Iram Gill
Dr. Iram Gill is an MBBS doctor by profession and a Content Writer by passion. She is a mother as well and has observed the health-related challenges faced by mothers and babies. She wants to play her part in increasing access and support for breastfeeding and maternal health problems.