• repeated and ultrasound is done if required.
  • It is important to take vaccines during pregnancy like TT, Tdap, Flu as advised by your doctor.
  • Diet- Healthy, home cooked diet, rich in iron, calcium and protein should be consumed. Include fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet. Remember to take one portion of protein in your meal which may be in the form of dal, sprouts, paneer,chana, groundnuts, nuts, egg, meat or fish,etc as per your liking.
  • Exercise- Regular exercise in the form of walking, yoga, breathing exercises will help you to remain fit and active during the pregnancy and post delivery.

Labour pains

  • Usually, when the pregnancy is approaching the expected date of delivery, you may experience a relief in breathing once baby’s head goes in pelvis.
  • Labour pain start from back and radiate to front and then to thighs. They will come at regular intervals, increase in intensity and you experience some mucoid discharge through vagina mixed with blood or watery discharge.
  • For a first time mother, labour may take about 7-8 hour once active phase start. If you have delivered previously, labour would be faster!
  • Doctor will examine you and evaluate condition of you and the baby periodically.
  • Labour pains can be relieved with medications or epidural analgesia.
  • Once you are ready for the delivery, doctor will guide you how to push the baby and will deliver the baby.
  • As per your condition, baby’s condition, progress of labour, space available for delivery, baby can be delivered vaginally ,by instruments or by caesarean section.


  • Preferably consult your doctor before planning for baby.
  • Consult your doctor when you miss your period by 7-8 days.
  • Follow the advise given by the doctor and schedule of tests and injections.
  • Keep baby’s kick count.
  • Keep your reports and doctor’s file datewise and handy.
  • Follow the healthy diet and exercise.


  • Consumption of alcohol, smoking and drugs.
  • Taking any medication without consulting with your doctor.
  • Travelling without prior consult with your doctor.
  • Neglecting the doctor’s advice.

Warning signs

  • Bleeding through vagina.
  • Excessive discharge through vagina.
  • Labour pains before 9th month.
  • Excessive abdominal pain.
  • Excessive vomiting.
  • Excessive weight gain or loss.
  • Extreme headache.
  • Absence of baby movements.
  • Any medical illness during pregnancy.

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