Pregnancy – What Not To Do During Pregnancy

Pregnancy: I thought many times whether I should write on it or not, but in the end I felt that it could benefit many people, and I wrote it. In a few days, it became the most read article on this subject on the internet.

Till now thousands of people have benefited with its help. Therefore, I thought that now what precautions should be taken during pregnancy. For this article too, I collected information from many websites and am now sharing with you.

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What not to do during pregnancy.


Do not lift heavy weights, such as bucket filled with water, seal-bag, heavy chair, box etc.


Do not stand for long. If you have to stand in the kitchen for a long time, then keep a chair there.


Use the stairs to a minimum. If you do not live on the ground floor and you have to go down under compulsion, then try to do all your work in one go. For this, it would be appropriate to make a list. Take the stairs, hold the railing.


Do not wear sandals or slippers with heels. Always wear flat sandal, if you go to office, use flat sandals only.


Do not take outdoor food, especially junk foods, such as pizza, burger, etc. Do not eat in hotels, wedding, etc. They do not guarantee purity and can cause infection.


Do not eat fried and spicy, they may cause gas, acidity, irritation.


Do not consume drugs during pregnancy without consulting your gynecologist. Do not claim yourself even for minor diseases.


At least travel during pregnancy. Avoid two wheel, three wheel vehicles. If you have to go to office from public transport under compulsion, then catch the bus in odd-timings, when the crowd is least.


Do not watch stressful or scary serials or movies during pregnancy.


Do not do any work in which you have to face extreme stress.


Don’t wear tight clothes during this time.


It has been found in some studies that excessive use of mobile phone during pregnancy can be harmful for the child.


Don’t be alone. If you are alone, always recharge your mobile.



Do not take a bath while standing in the bathroom, and confirm that there is no danger of slipping due to freezing.


Do not smoke smoking during pregnancy, and do not let anyone else smoke near you. Passive smoking can also threaten the child.


Avoid caffeine intake, so avoid Coffee, Soda, Green and Black Tea, Cold Drinks. Chocolate also contains caffeine but in small quantities, so you can take chocolate occasionally.


In some fish such as tuna fish, king mackerel, tilefish, etc., mercury is in very high quantity, do not eat them. Consumption of these can affect the brain development of the infant.


Do not consume these things in the first three months: soft unpasteurised cheeses, raw eggs, salad dressings, raw fish, processed meats such as sausages and also meat spreads. These things contain some bacteria that can cause disorders such as salmonella, toxoplasmosis and listeriosis, which can cause congenital defects in the child.


Avoid the feces of your pets. They may have a harmful parasitic called Toxoplasma gondii which can damage the brain of foetus.


Do not go for the first three months amid the strong smell, this will reduce your chances of nausea, vomiting, and vomiting.


Do not jump. Do not carry out any activity which is prone to fall.


Do not exercise without medical advice.


Do not eat less. Eat more than you usually eat. Normally a baby needs 300 calories, so take at least that much calories. Also keep in mind that you are not eating more than you need.


Do not take bath in a bath tub filled with hot water. Especially in the first months. This increases the temperature inside the body, which is like a child having fever. By doing this the child can be born with birth defects.


Do not thirst. Drink water from time to time. This will keep blood circulation correct. There is a risk of premature delivery when dehydrated.


Do not sleep on your stomach.


Stay away from X-Ray during pregnancy.

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