M for Maintain Your Health with Antenatal Care during Pregnancy – Part 3

Are You Pregnant? Things you should know about Having a Baby through prenatal care (especially for first time pregnant woman)

” Yes, you’re Pregnant ” this good news brings excitement in your life. At the same Time makes you tense, worry, anxious, blah blah blah. In this Pregnancy series of Learn everything about Prenatal care, we will discuss every question that comes to your mind on becoming pregnant. Especially for that young woman who’s having the baby for the very first time. So if you have any questions about having a baby, don’t go anywhere, stick to our pregnancy series. Looking forward to your response.

 Can I do exercise? What does role exercise play during pregnancy?


Exercise plays an important role making you fit,

energetic, subsidies the discomforts of pregnancy

and prepare your body for labor and delivery period.

Exercise for about 30 minutes or more on most.

It’s not necessary to perform 30 minutes exercise at a time.

You can do exercise at divided intervals like 6-10 minutes

three times a day. You can also do exercise one time a

week if unable to do every day. Apart from this morning walk

will be good to make you healthy.


I feel tired during pregnancy, is this normal? 


Yes, it’s absolutely normal to feel tired especially During early and late pregnancy. Ideally, your body needs 8-9 hours of sleep per night. And It is important to take rest at regular intervals during the day.

Can drugs cause harm during pregnancy?


Yes, continuous use of drugs is injurious to your health to you and your baby. Drugs like smoking, tobacco, Alcohol etc. can increase the risk of miscarriage, birth defects, premature birth. You must consult your doctor about various methods to quit drugs. 

Tell me about the role of breastfeeding to my baby health?


Breastfeeding is the best food for the neonates. It provides immunity, it’s recommended to breastfeed your baby for at least 6 months. Read more about breastfeeding here. 

What kind of Postnatal care should I follow after delivery?


Postnatal care is the health care woman’s get after delivery. The postnatal visit should be done after 1 month of delivery. During this visit, your consultant does a complete examination of your body. Don’t forget to ask your concern if any about your health, breastfeeding, birth control methods, diet, sex etc. 

These are some questions about having a baby. Read More here


  • DISCLAIMER: The content in this post is purely meant for educational purpose only and not to be substituted for professional medical advice.
  • Reference- D.C Dutta textbook of obstetrics.

Dr Bushra

Gynaecologist by profession~~Food ,Health,lifestyle,Freelance Blogger~~social media influencer~~writer at heart~~Email for collaboration

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