Being pregnant is one of the happiest moments in a woman’s life. But it is very important for a pregnant woman to take care of herself. She should always go for paying a visit to the doctor regularly and abide by the rules and prescription of the doctor. If you are pregnant you should never smoke and take any food that is injurious to your health. You should take a very good care of your unborn baby. The health of the pregnant woman is directly related to the health of the baby. So, let us have a look at some of the important
1. Stop smoking and drinking. Smoking and drinking are injurious to health and moreover when you are pregnant you need to quit all these bad habits. It has an adverse effect for the unborn baby.
2. A pregnant woman has to exercise regularly in order to keep herself fit. Exercise allows more air to enter the body. This in turns helps the baby to develop quickly.
3. Eating habit has to be re-examined and a very good diet has to taken and the intake of fibers should be increased in the diet. This is very important because the baby can be healthy only when the mother is healthy.
4. The intake of caffeine should be minimized and it is very important to drink plenty of water.
Pregnancy is not visible in the first two months but gets developed as time passes. Development in the pregnancy week by week makes a person know that she is pregnant. You can know about your pregnancy gradually. During the first four week the zygote fertilizes egg and thus it can be called as the start of pregnancy. From the fifth to the eighth week there are signs of pregnancy which can be known through medical tests.
Body size expands
After the eighth week the size of the body expands and the baby’s bone start strengthening. Then the growth of the body starts and thus the baby rows its head. During the thirty third and thirty sixth week the baby gains some extra weight and almost all the major organs get developed.. After the fortieth week the baby is born with all the organs well developed to survive in the world. Now the baby can respire on his/her own and take the air in the environment. If you maintain a pregnancy calendar you will be able to find out the correct time of delivery and the correct date. You can go for consulting your doctor and have a timely check up.
The diet during pregnancy has to be very specific and the intake of the fatty acids should be increased so that the need of the fatty acid is fulfilled. The diet is one of the important factors for a pregnant woman. Moreover the intake of the fibrous food should also be increased in the diet so that the pregnant woman gets enough fibre. During pregnancy you should drink lots of water so that any impurities get washed away and the child is not at all hampered.