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Monsoon can be quite an uncomfortable season during pregnancy. But you can still enjoy this season through extra care and by following some important tips as explained below.
Monsoon is a sweating season and your outfit can make you more comfortable if you are at the right track. It is also necessary to give full comfort to your big tummy. It would be better to carry loose and light weight clothes. You should always try to avoid synthetic clothes during monsoons. Synthetic clothes can cause rashes on your soft and beautiful skin.
Always keep in mind that tight clothes can prevent the growth of your child. So you should always wear loose and comfortable clothes. You should also try to avoid slippery shoes that can harm you. Buy comfortable and more supportive shoes from the market. If you are a working lady then keep an extra outfit and pair of shoes in your office. In this way, you can enjoy pregnancy even during monsoon season.
You should bath at least twice in a day. Also wipe out your face with wet towel after regular time intervals. You can also use wet handy tissue paper for this purpose. Clean your face with rose water.
You should not walk barefoot even in your own garden. Water and soil mixture can cause serious skin infection. Open water can also be dangerous for you as it contains various litters inside it. You should also protect yourself from manholes and open holes in the street.
Wash your hands properly with warm water and medicated soap after an outdoor trip. Stomach infections are also very common because of water borne diseases. Make sure you are consuming clean and germ free water every time.
You should also cut and trim your nails regularly. Every food item should be properly covered. Contagious diseases are also very common during monsoon season. You should try to protect yourself from viral infections and swine flu. It can be dangerous for you and your baby.
Food and Drink
Dehydration is also a common problem during pregnancy in monsoon season. You should drink plenty of water in monsoon season. Proper fluid keeps you hydrated and also reduces your stress level to a great extent. If you are suffering from fainting, dizziness, headache or other heat stress then you should consult your doctor immediately. Sometimes, fluids alone are not sufficient for treating heat stress. You will have to consume necessary supplements along with fluid. You should also try to avoid roadside food item that are harmful for your health.
Keep your home clean
Keeping your home clean is a very tough task during pregnancy. Your home should be free from germs and dirt every time. Germs can cause serious skin or stomach infections. You should also keep your windows open for maximum time. Keep regular check at the coolers for protecting yourself from dengue or malaria. For a clean and germ free environment, you can use pest controllers. They are easily available in the market or you can also use kerosene for killing germs.
These all effective treatments ensure a healthy baby and also protect the health of the mother. Being careful during the monsoons is the best way of keeping the complications at bay!