Undoubtedly, expectant mothers worry about many things during pregnancy and are constantly worried about both themselves and the health of their babies. Among the concerns of expectant mothers, there are many issues such as whether the air you breathe is clean, whether the drinking water is clean, whether the cigarette smoked by the spouses at home harms the health of the baby, and whether the x-ray taken at the dentist is harmful. However, such anxieties do not go beyond creating unnecessary stress for pregnant women. However, having the right information about pregnancy will not only eliminate unnecessary stress for expectant mothers, but also increase the probability of having a healthy baby. Here are some of the things to do to avoid harming the baby during pregnancy and the golden rules to follow for a trouble-free pregnancy:

-Do not smoke or use alcohol.
-Do not take any medication other than the doctor’s recommendation.
– Do not neglect the iron and multivitamin recommended by your doctor, adequate dose of omega 3 supplement and vitamin D supplement if there is a deficiency.
-Do not stand for long periods of time, but do not stay still for long periods of time
– Do not tire yourself during your daily work, do not neglect to rest when you are tired
-Stay away from sports such as cycling, playing tennis, skiing
– Stay away from lifting heavy objects, harmful metals, chemicals and radiation, even if it is due to your profession.
– Consult your doctor before the trip, get support against the problems encountered during the trip and travel
-Choose loose and comfortable clothes
-Wear low-heeled, comfortable shoes
-Wear cotton underwear and change your underwear daily
– Do not wear jewelry such as rings and bracelets.
-Take care of your teeth. When you wake up in the morning, before you go to bed in the evening and after each meal, brush your teeth with a soft brush with slow movements.
-Avoid X-rays. Do not have a radiological examination unless it is necessary
-Avoid all kinds of live vaccines.
– If there is no low risk, there is no harm in having sexual intercourse until the last month.
– Standing at least once a day; Take a shower with lukewarm water
– Take care of breast care, especially 2 weeks before birth, use creams to support the nipple.
– Wear a cotton woven bra with not too tight straps to prevent sagging, massage with light finger touches to prevent fullness
-Drink lots of water
-Eat often and little by little, do not break between meals and increase the number of meals per day by reducing the amount of food eaten at meals
-Choose foods rich in vitamin C and calcium (Citrus fruits, milk and dairy products)
-Prefer fibrous foods, Consumption of fibrous food will increase bowel movements and protect you from constipation and distress caused by pregnancy-Be careful not to gain more than 10-12 kg during pregnancy
-If your pregnancy does not pose a special risk, take a lot of walks and swim if you can. Swimming and walking will both increase your exercise capacity and strengthen your back muscles and make you more resistant in the last months of pregnancy.
– Avoid diet with excessive carbohydrates (pastry, sweet and sugary drinks) and pay attention to the balance of carbohydrates, vegetables and proteins in every meal.

Situations where you need to consult a doctor

-Vaginal bleeding: It can be a sign of miscarriage and miscarriage threat in the first months, as well as a sign of premature birth threat from the 24th week.

– Significant, continuous or intermittent pain in the abdomen: It may be a sign of ectopic pregnancy, miscarriage, premature birth. Especially in the last months of pregnancy, pain that does not exceed 4-5 times a day, after movement and activity, and does not exceed one minute after resting is normal.

-Decreased fetal movements: It indicates that the fetus is in distress. If you do not feel fetal movements for a long time, especially after the 28th week of pregnancy, consult your judge.

– High fever chills: It is a sign of infection.
-Blurred or distorted vision
-Severe headache
-Persistent vomiting
-Burning, difficulty or little urination while urinating: Indicates urinary tract infection.
– Sudden and unexpected swelling of the hands, feet or face: It may be a sign of kidney dysfunction or gestational blood pressure.
Flying flies in the eye, neck pain may be a sign of hypertension, have your blood pressure measured, if it is above 160/90, consult your doctor.

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