Question: I'm 7th mnth pregnant now...I got gestational diabetes. What precautions should I take?plz let me know
Answer: Hello dear.
Gestational diabetes is a condition in which a women without diabetes, will have higher blood sugar in pregnancy. Please don't get worried dear,
It will not harm your baby ,if you maintain a steady amount of sugar in your blood.with proper diet and exercise it can be controlled,and you will produce a healthy baby.... These are few stragies can be followed to control blood sugar
Limit the intake of corbohydrate in your diet , avoid to have white rice ,you can have rice in millet varieties
Include more proteins in your diet,that includes dairy products,lean chicken, fish , lentils, nuts and seeds
Take lot of vegetables in your diet, avoid starchy vegetables like potatoes , peas ... Because it will increase the sugar level. Intake of fiber rich fruits like apples,pears , guava will help a lot
Avoid sugar, caffeine, soft drinks, pastries,oil fried food
Regular exercise in pregnancy will keep your sugar in control,go for mild walk morning and evening
Make yourself engaged in some activities
Try maternity yoga, don't get stressed, relaxed and be happy, have a safe and happy pregnancy..
Question: I got colour Doppler today and got to know that two loops of cord is around baby's neck but baby is fine now what precautions should I take
Answer: Loops of cord around the baby's neck never creates problem.
The only way it could cause a problem is if the umbilical cord became so compressed Which usually happens when you get labour contractions,at that time doctors will monitor heart rate of baby, if heart is is dropping during contractions, then your doctor might ask you for C section if nothing unusual vaginal delivery can be expected and there is nothing you can do regarding this other than routine and timely check
Question: I got to know about my pregnancy today. what precautions should I take now
Answer: First of all Big Congratulations. For you, first three months is the pregnancy is the most crucial in ur babies development as all organ are forming throughout ur pregnancy but especially in three months. Be careful about any type of alcohol, medicine. Take healthy diet fresh fruits, fresh veggie and fresh food too. Take prenatal vitamins, choose ur doctor well. Get enough sleep. Do exercise, avoid travelling, avoid jerks, dont lift heavy objects. Get enough fluids.