Rainy Season, is a share of concerns for new mothers and mothers-to-be. It can be tricky to take care of yourself when the weather changes. Here are some tips to keep in mind if you are pregnant during the monsoons.
- Sticking to a Well-Balanced Nutritious Diet
-Pregnant women must have foods that are nutritious yet light on the stomach.
-Avoid consuming cooked dishes that have been stored in the refrigerator.
-Keep your immune system healthy by consuming vitamin C rich fruits.
- Avoid Roadside Foods, Despite any Cravings
Street food needs to be strict no when you are pregnant. Apart from unhygienic conditions and uncertain food items consumed from the street will lead to multiple diseases, during monsoon. Fulfill your cravings by cooking your favorites at home using safe water.
- Maintain Personal Hygiene and Sanitization of Surroundings
Vaginal hygiene is of utmost importance in maintaining general cleanliness. Pregnant women are very prone to fungal infections. If there is a curdy white discharge, especially foul-smelling, you should visit an obstetrician. During pregnancy, lowered immunity makes it, even more, easier for diseases to reach you, which is why it is necessary to keep a disinfectant with you at all times. Take care of the area around you and keeping it free from germs. There is always a golden word in healthcare “prevention is the best cure”.
- Avoid Mosquitoes Bites – Worst Enemies
During rainy days, dengue fever, chikungunya disease, and malarial contamination, brought about by mosquitoes bites are normal. A pregnant lady should utilize alert against mosquito’s bites. Mosquito nets and anti-malarial – agents can be utilized. Try to avoid stagnation water near your surroundings. Any fever ought to be in contact with your obstetrician.
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