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Pregnancy is full of new experiences, embarrassing side effects and fears. Thus, we put minds of expectant moms at ease by addressing few frequently asked questions about pregnancy.know more by visiting – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Get answers for all frequently asked questions about pregnancy

Get answers for all frequently asked queries
about Pregnancy

When a woman is pregnant, particularly for the
first time, she is completely filled with joy,
love, and happiness, together with different
types of queries, fears, concerns worries for
her unborn baby.
The following are the some of the frequently
asked questions about pregnancy ,that most of the
women come across.
1. What are the precautions to be taken when
pregnant, so the baby is born healthy?
  • It is vital to strictly follow the food-safety
    measures, like using a separate cutting board for
    raw chicken and meat, and washing fruits and
    vegetables to avoid food-borne illnesses like
    listeriosis and salmonella.
  • Avoid smoking, drinking alcohol.
  • Pregnant women are suggested to take rest as much
    as they can.
  • Intake of vitamins, help in guaranteeing healthy
    and safe pregnancy.
  • Take a Prenatal Vitamin
  • Best Butt Exercises also helps in giving birth to
    healthy baby

Separate cutting board
Avoid Alcohol and smoking
Take rest
Regular exercise
2. Can I have papaya during the second trimester
of pregnancy?
  • This is one of the frequently asked questions
    about pregnancy.
  • Having papaya in the second trimester of
    pregnancy is safe, as long as it is ripe.
  • A finely ripened Papaya contains vitamins C E.
  • Also, it is a good source of folic acid and
  • The mixture of ripe papaya with milk honey is a
    rich source of nutrients for nursing moms and
    pregnant women.

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3. How do you have a healthy pregnancy?
  • Consult doctor or midwife as early as possible
  • Aim to eat healthy, balanced diet food
  • Ensure that your supplement comprises 400
    micrograms (mcg) of folic acid. This is required
    when you are trying for a baby and during the
    initial three months of pregnancy.
  • Take care of your food hygiene

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  • Do regular exercise
  • Start doing pelvic floor exercises
  • Avoid drinking alcohol as it rapidly reaches your
    baby through the blood stream and placenta.
  • Avoid high caffeine products such as tea, coffee,
    cola energy drinks as it may increase the risk
    of miscarriage.
  • Avoid Smoking during pregnancy as it results in
    serious health problems, for baby and you.

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4.What can you eat while pregnant?
  • Starchy carbohydrate-rich foods
  • Fruit and vegetables
  • Fats
  • Folic Acid
  • Protein
  • Fiber
  • Calcium
  • Zinc
  • Iron

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5.What cant you eat during pregnant
  • Deli Meat
  • Smoked Seafood
  • Raw Meat
  • Fish with Mercury
  • Raw Shellfish
  • Fish Exposed to Industrial Pollutants
  • Soft Cheeses
  • Raw Eggs
  • Pate

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6.Why eating ice reduce nausea during pregnancy?
  • Nausea is a common problem seen in women who are
  • Ice or ice cream is the perfect choice to
    overcome nausea during pregnancy.
  • It is one among the list of frequently asked
    questions about pregnancy.
  • Ice or Ice cream is good to have ice cream
    including morning sickness.
  • Most expectant, find strawberry or vanilla ice
    cream as the best remedy for their sick stomach.

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7.What happens when you drink alcohol during
  • Drinking alcohol during pregnancy is not safe
    for mother and baby, as it reaches child through
    mother blood stream. Also, it results in fetal
    alcohol syndrome (FAS), a severe condition that
    affects a child throughout life.

8.Should I feel movement when I'm 17 weeks
  • when pregnant women can feel her baby moves.
    Feeling the baby movements is the most exciting
    parts of pregnancy especially for the first time.
    Most of the women can't believe they are pregnant
    till they feel the baby moves, though they have
    heard babys heartbeat or seen the baby on the
    ultrasound. Usually, baby movements onset during
    the 20th week of pregnancy Women feel it during
    early 16 weeks or late 23 weeks. If a woman had a
    baby before, she is likely to notice movement
    earlier as it is a familiar sensation for her
    because she experienced it in her previous

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9.Does sex during pregnancy increase the risk of
  • Though many couples fear that sex during
    pregnancy causes abortion, it is not generally a
  • Many miscarriages take place due to the abnormal
    development of the fetus.
  • Developing baby is protected by amniotic fluid in
    the uterus and the strong muscles of the uterus
  • Thus, sexual activity won't affect the baby.

10.What are the pros and cons of postponing
  • Pros
  • Great financial security
  • Conceive Late, Live Long
  • Minimize the risk of Breast Cancer
  • Inventions in Reproductive Science
  • Mothers who conceived late bring abundant
    benefits to their children

  • Cons
  • Rise in risk factors
  • Decline in fertility
  • Fading Support Network
  • IVF Miracle Myth

12.What are some ways to interact with my
unborn baby?
  • Converse verbally with unborn baby by speaking to
    him or reading books aloud
  • Play slow, soft, calming music to communicate
    that you are prepared to unwind.
  • Stress hormones increase when mother uptight and
    affects the baby. Give rest to your body display
    feeling of stress-free peace existence.
  • Play some mimicry games with unborn baby. Tap on
    the stomach and see if baby kicks back.

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13.Asthmatic women how did pregnancy affect your
  • The following are the risks of Asthma during
  • High blood pressure
  • Risks to fetus
  • Preeclampsia, a situation that results in high
    blood pressure and affects placenta, liver,
    kidneys, and brain
  • Low birth weight
  • Unusually slow development of the fetus.
  • Baby birth before37th week of pregnancy
  • Baby Death immediately before or after the birth

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14.What are the dangers of unwanted pregnancy?
  • They are the similar risks for unwanted pregnancy
    along with depression and suicide.
  • Few dangers of unwanted pregnancy include high
    blood pressure (toxemia) miscarriage, postpartum
    bleed, incomplete abortion, missed abortion and
    so on.

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