- You are likely to be asked a lot of questions about your pregnancy by others. Some may want to touch your belly too!
- It’s good to share a happy experience but feel free to firmly say no if you are uncomfortable.
- Have fish rich in Omega 3 like Rohu to boost your baby’s brain development.
- Eat 350 gms of fish a week (2 average meals). Avoid fishes like swordfish, shark and mackerel, which can contain high levels of mercury.
- Eat plenty of Vitamin C rich foods and use unscented moisturiser for your body. This can help prevent stretch marks.
- Don’t lie down immediately after a big meal. Otherwise you may end up with indigestion and heart burn.
Questions you may have
“Everyone is different. I felt unattractive and overwhelmed by my changing body and was anxious about the responsibility of having a baby. I spoke to my doctor about it and attended the Kushal support network. That helped.”
“I was told to avoid excessive amounts of Vitamin A, which is found in beauty products. My skin was sensitive during pregnancy so I did not try new products.”
Avoid beauty treatments that have high doses of preformed Vitamin A. The amount and kind of Vitamin A that you need during pregnancy that is essential for a baby's developing organs, you can get from a balanced diet.
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