Let's face it; pregnancy is a stressful period in the best of circumstances. But during the pandemic, that anxiety and uncertainty can quickly multiply. Pregnant ladies, like everyone else, are equally worried about becoming infected in the current scenario and potentially putting their pregnancy at risk. If you are pregnant during this pandemic, don't worry. This is NYK. We bring you a list of a few additional safety measures you should follow during this period.
• Maintain proper hygiene
The most important aspect for pregnant women is to ensure that proper hygiene and personal cleanliness is maintained. Avoid touching your face and nose when you are outdoors. Ensure you wear a good mask and sanitize your hands repeatedly. Immediately take bath and change clothes after coming back home. Well, it's advisable to stay at home as much as possible.
• Boost your immunity
When the entire world is facing a crisis like never before, pregnant women need to be more careful and keep a regular check on their immunity. It's advisable to include iron, calcium & lots of protein in your diet along with the regular supplements. Lots of water, citrus fruit juice, and any vitamin C enriched fruits are advisable.
• Stay in touch with your doctor
Continue visiting your doctor for regular check-ups. Do not ignore any discomfort or symptoms even if you feel it is a mild headache, fever, minor running nose, or a cough. Talk to your doctor. During an emergency, visit the nearest hospital.
At last, it is very important to have a positive outlook. So try not to be paranoid and avoid overthinking.