Dos and Don’ts for Pregnant Women during Diwali

Dos and Don'ts for Pregnant Women during Diwali

 

Talk about pregnancy and here comes a long list of what an expectant mother should not do. However, Diwali is not a festival that can be celebrated with restrictions. Go on reading further to get an idea about how to blend these, should not and Diwali together!

 

preganant women during Diwali

 

Know the things that you should do during Diwali

 

Pamper yourself

 

Pregnancy is a time when you can indulge in all kinds of relaxations like a spa or a facial. Talk to your doctor to know which products are safe around this time and treat yourself with these comforts to get a perfect look during Diwali.

 

Wear cotton clothes

 

Firstly, they offer you high comfort levels and secondly, they do not catch fire as easily as the synthetic ones do.

 

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Indulge in good food

 

There will be many temptations, but you must decide for yourself. If you know your body well, the decision about what to eat and what not to will come easy to you. Alternatively, you can always talk to your doctor about what is safe to eat. Whatever you eat, make sure that you eat in moderate quantities.

Keep yourself hydrated always

 

Diwali preparations tend to exhaust you, and therefore you should keep loading yourself with fresh fruit juices, buttermilk and plain water.

 

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And, here are the things that you should not do during Diwali

 

Tiring yourself

 

Your swiftness gets affected around this time. Therefore, thoroughly cleaning the house without any help is not a good idea. You should not do anything that can call for emergency like carrying heavy loads, lifting too much weight, or stretching too much (to clean the cob webs, etc.)

   

Shopping during peak hours

 

The last thing that you should be doing is going in crowds. People will not know or will not care about your pregnancy. It's for you to care about. So, opt to go for shopping during the morning hours when there is not much rush and you can shop peacefully.

 


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Ignoring pollution

 

This may sound impossible. However, you don't have to lock yourself indoors. It just means that you need to take extra care during this period. Avoid lighting crackers that cause too much pollution. Also, avoid going to the areas where there is constant noise and excessive smog.

 

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Too much travelling

 

Cut down on the number of relatives you visit during Diwali. Let them know in advance or invite them to your place. They will understand and will gladly oblige to your needs.