Answer: What to do: Continue to take prenatal vitamins. Stay active unless you’re experiencing swelling or pain. Work out your pelvic floor by doing Kegel exercises. Eat a diet high in fruits, vegetables, low-fat forms of protein, and fiber. Drink lots of water. Eat enough calories (about 300 more calories than normal per day). Stay active with walking. Keep your teeth and gums healthy. Poor dental hygiene is linked to premature labor. Get plenty of rest and sleep. What to avoid: strenuous exercise or strength training that could cause an injury to your stomach alcohol caffeine (no more than one cup of coffee or tea per day) smoking illegal drugs raw fish or smoked seafood shark, swordfish, mackerel, or white snapper fish (they have high levels of mercury) raw sprouts cat litter, which can carry a parasite that causes toxoplasmosis unpasteurized milk or other dairy products deli meats or hot dogs the following prescription drugs: isotretinoin (Accutane) for acne, acitretin (Soriatane) for psoriasis, thalidomide (Thalomid), and ACE inhibitors for high blood pressure long car trips and airplane flights, if possible (after 34 weeks, airlines may not let you board the plane because of the possibility of an unexpected delivery on the plane) If you must travel, stretch your legs and walk around at least every hour or two.
Answer: 2 cups of milk a day, dry fruits like almonds, Walnuts, dates. Green veggies n lots of water. tc