Dr. Abha Majumdar
Ideal pre natal care should start before conception
Monitoring of progress of pregnancy
Early detection of deviation from normal
Institution of corrective measures
Guidance & preparation of for delivery
4 Steps To ANC
Blood group Rh
HIV 1 &11
Dual marker of 1st trimester
THAT YOU MUST BE AWARE OF
Fatigue and tiredness
Increased Sensitivity to smell
A Missed Period
Contact sports Sports with risk of falling Jumping bouncing Supine exercise Racquet Sports
Brisk walking Aerobics Abdominal exercises Dancing Swimming Yoga
Improves mood, aches and pains, blood circulation, heightened energy & lowers gestational diabetes.
Glucose drinks, aerated drinks, fruit juices, fried food, chat, spicy pickles & masala curries best avoided. Bland food like toasted bread, boiled eggs, paneer, cheese and ice-creams better tolerated.
Mid-day nap essential otherwise lack of sleep translates into feeling of tiredness all day.
Common due to P4 effect on GI tract. Only bulk forming laxatives recommended. Cremaffin not good as may reduce absorption of essential vitamins.
Rich in vitamin c, antioxidants & other wholesome nutrients Excellent in heartburn & constipation.
Safe in first trimester
Contains latex may start contractions in late pregnancy Has pepsin & papain; may reduce growth of fetus.
Unsafe for pregnant women
Medication in first trimester in natural spontaneous conceptions
First Trimester tips
Loose-fitting clothes & comfortable flat shoes Avoid altitudes above 3,658 metres; Travellers’ diarrhoea can cause miscarriages in 1st trimester Stay away from activities that are too adventurous,
In a car :
In a plane :