For a com­fort­able, healthy preg­nancy...

Woman's Era - - Editorial -

✿ Walk at least 15 to 20 min­utes each day in a cool, shaded area or in­doors where it's air con­di­tioned.

✿ Drink 8 to 10 glasses of liq­uid, such as wa­ter, juice, milk, and other flu­ids with­out caf­feine, car­bon­a­tion, or ar­ti­fi­cial colour­ing.

✿ Rest on your side for at least an hour in the morn­ing and evening, and sleep on your side.

✿ Eat 5 or 6 small meals through­out the day. Warn­ing signs

Call your doc­tor or nurse if you no­tice any of the fol­low­ing symp­toms:

✿ Vagi­nal bleed­ing or wa­tery vagi­nal dis­charge Chills or fever above 100.4of

✿ Per­sis­tent vom­it­ing or

✿ per­sis­tent headaches Swelling or puffi­ness of face,

✿ eyes, or hands; swelling of feet, an­kles, or legs that is not re­lieved af­ter el­e­vat­ing the limbs (above the level of the heart) for 30 min­utes

✿ Blurred vi­sion (see­ing lights or stars) or other visual dis­tur­bances

✿ Pain while uri­nat­ing, and dark or con­cen­trated urine

✿ Se­vere ab­dom­i­nal pain or hard­en­ing of the ab­domen that lasts more than two min­utes

✿ Uter­ine con­trac­tions ev­ery 10 min­utes for an hour that are not re­lieved by walk­ing, drink­ing wa­ter, or chang­ing your po­si­tion or ac­tiv­ity

✿ In­crease or de­crease in the usual num­ber of foetal move­ments over a 24-hour pe­riod, or fewer than 10 move­ments in any 24-hour pe­riod

✿ Swelling, red­ness, pain, or a hot or hard area in your leg (more com­mon in post­par­tum). We

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