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11 Things to avoid in pregnancy



Pregnancy is most important period of women's life. What mother eats ,drinks and does during pregnancy affects the baby inside. A nutritious diet is directly linked to a higher chance of healthy baby with healthy weight  and reducing the risk of many birth defects.Also it could give developing baby the healthiest possible start in life.

Emotional state of mother influences baby so it is important for mother not to take any mental stress during this period.More help and attention should be given to her for happy and healthy baby. Altering living conditions ,surroundings can give mommy to be maximum comfort .Clean house ,soothing instrumental music ,freshly cooked food and pleasant atmosphere in house surely will be of help.
With many Do's there are some Don't as well . And Its just matter of few months for mommy  so relax. After delivery mommy can continue normal routine .

It is good to avoid following few things in pregnancy for healthy baby and mommy too .

Wearing high heels

Its better to avoid high heels in pregnancy as It is not safe to wear heels during this period. Because of increased weight body shape and center of gravity changes and steady walking becomes difficult.

Drinking alcohol , smoking

Smoking is very harmful to baby, increasing your risk for complications. its better to avoid it entirely. Also alcohol can lead to complications to unborn baby. 
 

Sleeping on back or stomach

Sleeping on back can intervene with blood circulation so avoid sleeping on back in pregnancy Sleeping on left side is recommended .Pregnancy pillows are also available which really helps to support mommy's big tummy and baby inside as well. Or long pillow can also be used instead as a support. 
  

Drinking more caffeine

All the food that is swallowed up by the mother is shared with baby inside. Drinking coffee , tea are common habits among many.But in pregnancy its better to avoid these favorite drinks /caffeine as it can increase risk of health problems to unborn baby in latter life. Instead of taking these beverages replace them with fruit juice ,fruit veggie smoothie like healthy options.

Avoid visiting places where high intensity sound waves produced like movie theaters,pubs, discos.

Uncomfortable position 

Seating or standing in uncomfortable position for long time.Uncomfortable seating or standing position may create strain on body.

Prohibit foods

Prohibit foods like papaya,As its been said that papaya is having heat and it may be harmful for fetus.Specially in first trimester don't eat papaya. Also avoid  some types of fish during pregnancy.

Intense exercise

Avoid exercise which involves lying on back , lying on stomach ,bending , excessive stretching and abdominal moves.

Painting house

Paints used for painting house has chemicals and strong smell .Harsh chemicals may be harmful for unborn baby.

Lifting weight

Pregnant woman should never lift heavy things . As It may also lead to miscarriage.For lifting thing from ground do not bend but instead bend knees and then lift thing from ground.

Wearing tight clothes

Specially in late pregnancy avoiding tight clothes is good.Wearing skin tight jeans ,skin tight tops , skirts may be uncomfortable for mommy.And baby inside womb grows so it needs more space,wearing loose clothes gives more space.

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