Pregnancy is the most memorable and joyous phase of a woman's life, and it is a gift from God. Nurturing and nourishing a life within is the most beautiful moment you can feel in your life. During the first trimester, your body shows numerous physical and emotional changes. If you’re pregnant, you will be loaded with responsibilities from the day of conception until the day you deliver a baby. You will start wondering and thinking about what is good for the baby and what is not, especially while eating. You need to change your lifestyle because a small bad habit can harm the baby growing inside your womb and put your baby at risk.
During the first trimester of the pregnancy, the baby starts growing rapidly, and the chance of miscarriage are highest during this phase. That is why it's important to know about some precautions during the first trimester. Here are some important first trimester precautions that an expectant mom needs to take in the first three months of pregnancy for the baby's healthy growth inside the womb and lower the chance of any uncertainty.
For a healthy pregnancy, avoid smoking. It's the perfect time to stop it. Smoking during pregnancy leads to miscarriage and premature labor, which can create health risks for your baby. Smoked inhalations during pregnancy will harm the development fetus.
Avoid Intake of Alcohol
Drinking any quantity of alcohol is not at all safe during pregnancy. It’s better to avoid it and have a healthy pregnancy. Drinking alcohol affects the baby's brain development and also causes miscarriage. Stop going drinking parties to ensure a healthy life for the fetus.
Avoid Hot Baths
It has often been seen that pregnant women take hot showers to reduce back and body pains during pregnancy, but it’s not safe at all. This will harm your little one's growth. If you want relief from back pain, fill a bag with hot water not exceeding 37 degrees Celsius. Lay down a towel on your back and then put the bag on top of the towel. The heat from the bag will give you relief from your pain.
Avoid Caffeine Intake
You’re not the only one who is a caffeine lover. Many of you start your day with a cup of coffee, soft drinks, or cold coffee. Caffeine intake during pregnancy restricts the baby’s growth and increases the risk of low birth-weight at delivery.
Avoid Unhealthy Food
For a healthy pregnancy, avoid eating unhealthy or old food. Eat a freshly cooked, healthy diet for the proper development of the baby during the first trimester of pregnancy. Keeping yourself nourished is important for nurturing your baby.
Avoid Processed and Junk Food.
To have a healthy pregnancy, stop eating processed and junk food in your first trimester of pregnancy. Processed foods contain sodium nitrate traces and other substances that may cause cancer and affect the fetus's development. Furthermore, there will be the addition of some pesticides to the food. That is why it is recommended to eat fresh and organic food.
Say No to Papaya
It is recommended not to eat raw papaya during pregnancy, especially in the first trimester. The early stages of pregnancy are crucial, and you need to take extra care of your baby as there is a high chance of having a miscarriage, and eating raw papaya can be one of the reasons.
From the early stages of pregnancy, it's safe to do some exercises. To have a healthy pregnancy, make it a part of your daily routine to do light exercises and specific yoga asanas for pregnancy. Exercising daily recommended by your doctor will add a layer of protection for fetus development and keep you fresh and energetic during pregnancy.
Meditation is also a very important and most performed practice during pregnancy to have a healthy baby and overall development of the baby. Meditating daily for at least 30 minutes will reduce your stress, morning sickness, anxiety, depression, and other discomforts that will affect your baby. It is very important to meditate during the first trimester of your pregnancy to stay healthy.
Listen to Music
Do what your baby loves! There is some pregnancy music that need to be listened to in the first three months of pregnancy. In many studies, it is found that listening to music during pregnancy, like Garbh Sanskar Music, Vedic Mantras, etc., will make your baby happy while growing inside the womb.
Eat Healthy Diet
The first trimester of your pregnancy is very important considering the baby's development. As they start growing these days, so they need more nutrients to stay healthy inside the belly. For better fetal development, include foods with rich nutritional content like vitamins, minerals, calcium, protein, green leafy vegetables, fruits, etc.
Stay Connected with your Doctor.
Stay connected with your doctor and have regular checkups to make sure everything is fine during the first trimester of pregnancy and keep track of the baby's development. Sometimes, woman are diagnosed with high blood pressure, diabetes, anxiety, and depression during pregnancy. Keep your environment healthy and stay away from diseases.
These are some important precautions you need to take during the first trimester or early stage of your pregnancy to increase the chance of having a healthy and brilliant baby.
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