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Aquanatal class near Bridgewater
Pregnancy is the time to cherish, the time to think of your new baby, the time to enjoy every moment. Pregnancy also brings some health issues with it. So if you are also facing them, don’t be upset as these are common issues of this time. Here are a few tips to overcome them: Nausea: If you are facing nausea, try eating small meals frequently rather than eating one large meal at one time. Try to not keep your stomach empty for longer hours. Avoid eating outside and have a balanced diet. Backache: It is always advisable to sleep on your left side. Sleeping on left side also ensures that your baby is getting the right nutrient. Avoid sleeping on your back for longer hours. Always get up by first turning on your left. Do not stand straight as it burdens your back. Consult your doctor for exercises which can help you avoid backache. Laziness: You feel lazy and tired most of the time. Listen to your body and take proper rest. Leg Cramps: Leg Cramps is another common problem of pregnancy. Take food rich in calcium. Have Coconut water, milk and drink lot of water. If the problem persists or is […]
Folic acid also known as Vitamin B9 is one of the most important vitamin you need to take before conception and during pregnancy. Your midwife or doctor would have already recommended you to take a prenatal vitamin which includes the daily recommended requisite of 400 micrograms (mcg) of folic acid before and during pregnancy can help prevent birth defects of your baby’s brain and spinal cord. You can also top it up every morning with a bowl of dry fruit and fortified cereal (corn flakes / oats). Why do I need Folic Acid, what are the benefits? Folic acid is very important for the development of a healthy foetus. Folic acid can reduce the risk of neural tube defects (NTDs) significantly. Your baby’s neural tube may not close correctly due to the lack of Folic acid and she could develop the following health problems Spina bifida: incomplete spinal cord development Anencephaly: incomplete brain development Cleft lip and palate Premature birth Low birth weight Miscarriage Poor growth in the womb Preeclampsia Heart disease Stroke Some types of cancers Alzheimer’s disease What is Folic Acid and when should I start taking Folic Acid? Folic acid is a form of a Vitamin B called […]
Most of the pregnant women experience morning sickness during the earlier period of their pregnancy. It is mostly faced during the first trimester of your pregnancy where you suffer from nausea and vomiting. The exact causes of morning sickness are still unknown, however, they are considered as healthy signs of pregnancy. How long will I face morning sickness and will it affect my baby’s growth? Morning sickness usually starts before 9 weeks of pregnancy and clears by 14 weeks. For some women it lasts for months and for some the entire pregnancy period. Morning sickness is not harmful for your baby, however, ensure that you continue to take a healthy diet in spite of the sickness for proper growth of your baby. Sometimes, nausea and vomiting is severe, in such cases it is always advisable to consult your doctor. Who is at risk of getting morning sickness? Though there is no defined reason for morning sickness, however, below are some reasons which can be behind it: Nausea and vomiting in a previous pregnancy Multiple pregnancies Stress Obesity Effect of any diseases or any medications used by the mom Family history of Morning sickness If it is your first pregnancy Higher […]