With a sudden demand for hygiene practices, social distancing, and lockdowns, the world around us is adjusting to the ‘new normal’. But do keep this in mind – this is a lockdown and not a lockup. We are not stuck at home, rather we are safe at home. We should utilize this time by taking care of ourselves and re-energizing our bonds with our family members.
If you are pregnant, the effects of this crucial pandemic will definitely add more fears in your mind throughout your pregnancy journey. You will already be undergoing many hormonal changes and reduced immunity; leading to various impacts on your mental and physical health, such as stress, anxiety, depression, etc. Hence, it becomes an important responsibility to take care of your health.
‘Prevention is better than cure’. Therefore we at Rao Hospital, Labour Delivery hospital in India advice you be responsible and take necessary precautions such as:
- Avoid going out of the house unnecessarily.
- Never leave the house without a mask.
- Maintain proper social distancing.
- Practicing proper hygiene practices.
Whenever you are feeling low, try to engage yourselves with activities that bring positivity both physically and mentally. It is crucial for you to ignore negativity and have an emotional balance. Try to concentrate on your food intake. Have a balanced diet, try to avoid oily foods/ junk foods as it can create more imbalance in the body and mind. Make sure to keep your sugar levels, thyroid levels, and blood pressure levels under check.
Be in contact and have a regular checkup with your respective obstetrician at rao hospital, Labour Delivery hospital in India . Try to have a proper, relaxed sleep. Read, pray, meditate, and do physical activities such as yoga, exercises, etc., to calm your mind. Try to do hobbies that make you feel happy and skillful. Doing all these is better than watching the news channel, serials, reality shows, etc.
With so many restrictions and extra precautions, the babies born during the lockdown period are definitely strong ones. If you are someone who recently delivered their baby, caring for a newborn in difficult and unexpected circumstances is not an easy task either. But think of it this way, if you were able to pass such an uphill task (pregnancy), you can and you will definitely be able to tackle this journey of the post-delivery process with your newborn.
Try to have a healthy talk with your baby which will keep motivate them, make them strong, and deepen your bond with the baby. Your Obstetrician at Labour Delivery hospital in India is always available and is ready to help you with any sort of help. In cases of doubts or problems, the doctors at rao hospital, Labour Delivery hospital in India are readily available online where the patients are required to have a teleconsultation. Contact us on +91 96299 19191.