Do's And Don'ts During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a beautiful phase of every woman’s life. And during this phase, one needs to be extra careful and responsible for the baby.

National Safe Motherhood Day is observed annually on April 11 as a day to raise awareness about providing care during pregnancy, childbirth, and postnatal period.

Get a lot of sleep

Changing hormone levels, anticipation and anxiety can damage the sleep cycle.


Doing workout regularly helps to combat many issues of pregnancy like insomnia, muscle pain, excessive weight pain, mood problems.

Stay hydrated

Hydration helps to prevent preterm labour. It also helps to prevent headaches, dizziness and constipation during pregnancy. One should drink at least eight glasses of water every day.

Choose food wisely

Do consume more organic and homemade food, as they are rich in minerals and essential vitamins and proteins. Eat a variety of healthy food that is rich in iron, calcium and folate.

Eat meals at small intervals

Small meals at regular intervals, with an adequate liquid intake, are essential during pregnancy. Choose foods with antioxidants like dark green spinach and red apples.

Don’t smoke

Don’t smoke during the pregnancy period, as the baby may face problems like lower birth weight, learning disabilities etc.

Don’t drink alcohol

Alcohol may greatly impact baby’s development. Drinking alcohol can make the baby face problems like learning disabilities and behaviour problems.

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