Pregnancy always attracts extra precautions and safety. Arrival of monsoon although is always welcome, for pregnant women it comes as a nightmare with problems like humidity and discomfort and danger of getting infections.
While you are expecting, here are a few simple precautions that could help reduce pregnancy discomforts to a great extent.
Avoid roadside food: Keep off the street as the food available along the roadside is not your friend during this time. Such food is usually very unhygienic and is a huge threat for you and your baby as you are highly susceptible to infections. If you must eat, make sure the place is hygienic and known to you. Also make sure you consume hot and freshly prepared food at all times.
Don’t move barefoot: Use a comfortable footwear to move around and make sure it has enough grip so that you do not risk yourself of falling or slipping incase of wet floor or ground due to rains. Never stay barefoot.
Loose Clothing: Humidity and sweat can lead to irritation all the times. Wearing loose and comfortable clothing preferably one size larger, can keep you at ease this monsoon. Avoid clothes that are made of synthetic fabrics and wear loose cotton fabrics. Avoid tight clothes as well.
Keep self hygiene a priority: Monsoon is known to breed various infections. It is a good habit to regularly wash your hands and feet and keep them sanitized as often as you can even if you do or do not step out in rain. This will help to keep viral fever, infections and conjunctivitis away.
Neem Magic: Neem is extremely useful as it fights germs and bacteria. You may take a bath with neem water. It is a best remedial measure to fight infections especially during such season since ages and it has proved to cure many ailments.
These handy monsoon tips shall help you ease away your stress for a healthy pregnancy this season. Just ensure you follow these tips at all times irrespective of any season before stepping out.
- Always carry an umbrella or a raincoat with you
- Ensure your mobile phones are charged at all times. Carry power banks!
- Keep your vehicle’s fuel tank always full
- Consult your doctor about any special precaution you need to take so that you can enjoy a happy and a healthy pregnancy.