Dr.Prathibha Babshet, Ayurveda Expert, R&D, The Himalaya Drug Company has said that pregnant women should stay at home as much as possible, avoid crowded spaces, and follow social distancing and hygiene guidelines.
In her statement for healthy pregnancy during pandemic times, she advices pregnant women to stay positive and practice ways that will help ensure your and your baby’s well-being.
This ispossible by taking care of your mental health and keeping a calm mind, she said.
Dr.Prathibha also advises new moms to indulge in pregnancy skincare as it helps uplift the mood and rejuvenate the mind and body. “Whatever routine you follow, do remember to use products containing herbal actives and that are free from chemicals,” said Dr.Prathibha.
A frequent checkup during pregnancy is vital for mother andbaby.” If duefor delivery, be open about the delivery options and post-natal care.
Remember to maintain social distancing and weara mask and carry a sanitizer,as this can help reduce the risk of exposure to germs andbacteria,” adds Dr.Prathibha.
Sharing tips to manage stress, Dr.Prathibha further recommends moms to practice breathing exercises to keep themselves calm and relaxed and indulge in new hobbies or rediscover old ones. A balanced, simple diet will benefit, she added.