What You Can Or Can’t Do in Pregnancy

Pregnancy requires special care for mothers, mainly because it is a new life, read on what you can and can’t do during pregnancy:

Can:

  • Paint your nails, just take care in time to go to the Salon if the materials are properly sterilized, if you can’t take your own lockable pliers and toothpicks.
  • Waxing with wax and blade, as it does not present any risk to the fetus.
  • Climbing stairs, just lean right on the rail and go slowly.
  • Dental treatment, you should do this, because in the mouth diseases are related to birth of babies with low birth weight and premature birth, just tell your dentist you are pregnant so he wouldn’t use inappropriate substances.
  • Swimming, without problems on mild to moderate intensity.
  • Work until the end of pregnancy, no problem if you feel well and the doctor consent.
  • Go on shows and ballads, you can but you must have the good sense to keep your health and your baby.
  • Use bleach to clean the House or other similar products, but by the strong odour can cause nuisance.
  • Do yoga, is indicated to improve flexibility, muscle tone, balance of the body and is good for the column.
  • Make Crystal and diamond peeling, is released because it’s just a mechanical effect, without chemicals.

Cannot:

  • Varicose vein treatment in that period, because medications used are contraindicados, a good alternative is to use elastic stockings, avoid excessive weight gain, make regular walks and don’t stay too long in the same position.
  • Consuming raw meats and extra rare, the risk of contracting toxoplasmosis, ingest the bacteria salmonella and other problems.
  • Do laser hair removal, do you know what’s going to happen to the fetus.
  • Dye your hair, because it is not known whether the dyes can be absorbed by the scalp and fall into the bloodstream.
  • Lighten the hair of the body (Moon bath), is best avoided because it is not known whether the chemical penetrates the skin.
  • Riding motorcycles and on horseback, has no formal ban, but keep in mind that if you fall may cause a serious situation as the offset of the placenta and other traumas.
  • Steam, can cause dizziness, pressure drop and fainting.
  • Visit sick people, if it is contagious of course you can’t, you can get infected.
  • Do tattoo, how healing occurs in this period is changed and the results may not be as expected.
  • Do hair braid, has studies proving the safety of the treatment.
  • Drinks alcoholic beverages or smoking, the Ministry of health does not recommend.
  • Make peeling with acidbecause it can harm the baby’s development.
  • Eat for two people, only from the thirteenth week it is necessary to consume 300 calories more.
  • Ride the roller coaster, is dangerous and can cause miscarriage.
  • Donate Bloodbecause it harms the iron content in the body and the fetus needs.
  • Use a nicotine patch, as it can cause delayed brain development and harm fetal lung maturation.

Depends on:

  • Cyclingis only permitted only with the consent of the doctor, if you are used to exercise and preferably go in quiet places, not in traffic.
  • Take a laxative, is only just released with medical authorization, before thinking about laxative try consuming fiber and take more water.
  • Drive, as has been said above bike cannot; But if car some obstetricians release, others say the concentration and reflexes of a pregnant are reduced, so see your doctor.
  • Take bath, is allowed only if the water temperature does not exceed 38° C, because excess heat can cause malformations in the fetus and still download the pregnant, and could even cause a blackout.
  • Pet in pets, is only released if the animal is properly vaccinated and immune to toxoplasmosis, if you have a pet at home is interesting that you ask for someone else to clean the feces.
  • Do massage and lymphatic drainage, is only allowed for trained professionals, from the third month of pregnancy and still can’t in the abdomen.
  • Eat spicy dishes and with strong seasonings, if not cause gastric discomfort or heartburn, all right.
  • Coffee, is only allowed with moderation.
  • Shower of Sun can carefully, the ideal is to get some sun before the 10:00 (in the morning) for your body to absorb vitamin D, after this time pass sunscreen to avoid melasmas and premature aging.
  • Walk into the sea, if your pregnancy is at risk without problems, but still avoid strong waves and do not enter more than the height of the thigh.
  • Pass moisturizersyou can pass quietly moisturizer if it does not contain urea above 3%.
  •  Travel, if your pregnancy is already almost over and the baby to be born at any time is not indicated, otherwise you can if you are stopping to feed and stretch my legs every hour.
  • Do weight trainingwith medical authorization, under supervision and with reduced weight for risk of fracture of the spine.
  • Wear high heels, 3 cm more than that changes the body’s balance shaft and you can fall, at the end of pregnancy is indicated using flat shoes so as not to increase the risk of lordosis.
  • Carry shopping bags, is released without problems in the case of a pregnancy without complications, but of course you must have common sense with the weight.
  • Use anti-aging cosmetics or skin care, many active ingredients of these products are contraindicados, show your doctor the products you want to use to find out which are allowed.
  • Runningis not very suitable and can only be accomplished in the first months of pregnancy if the pregnant woman is already used to the exercise, very carefully so that it cannot fall down and the doctor also allow.
  • Consume SPLENDA, is only allowed in cases of diabetes and weight control, because there is a lack of studies proving the safety of use in pregnancy.
  • Take soda, can only with caution, but it is important to remember that the soda is not beneficial, it is recommended to ingest more healthy options.
  • Take vaccine, are allowed to diphtheria and tetanus; are forbidden to BCG, polio and MMR.
  • Ingest medication heartburn, headache and flu, can only with a physician’s guidance.
  • Sleeping on your stomach or your back, is not forbidden but indicated is sleeping on the left side because it facilitates the passage of blood to the umbilical cord.