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Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy.

Post by on Thursday, April 28, 2022

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 Pregnancy is a crucial yet beautiful period.It is a time to take Good care of the self & the growing baby.

Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy.

1.EAT HEALTHY FOODS.

Eating healthy foods is very important for pregnant women as the growing baby needs nutrients to grow healthy & strong in the womb.Eat plenty of colourful fruits & vegetables (RAINBOW DIET),whole Grains, Calcium-rich foods & foods low in saturated fat,Foods Rich in Iron,Proteins.

B.TAKE A DAILY PRENATAL VITAMIN.

Taking a daily prenatal vitamin can help ensure to get the right amount of the key nutrients which the baby needs during pregnancy & include Folic acid, iron & Calcium.

Foods Rich in vitamins C.

C.STAY WELL HYDRATED.

When pregnant, the body needs more water than before.Ensure to drink more water.

D.AVOID ALCOHOL.

Do not drink alcohol before & during pregnancy & while breastfeeding.Drinking alcohol increases the risk of having a baby with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).

E. AVOID SMOKING.

Smoking is unhealthy for the mother & for unborn child.

Smoking increases the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), premature birth, miscarriage & other poor outcomes.

F.EXERCISE MORE.

Daily exercise or staying active in other ways can help to stay healthy during pregnancy.

Dr Javed Iqbal Khan

Senior Hematologist at LD Hospital

 

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