Most Commonly Asked Questions by Pregnant Women

Published on August 26, 2015 by HWC

Most pregnant ladies have many questions to ask. The video gives you the answers for most commonly asked questions.

Symptoms of Pregnancy

Missing period, nausea, and vomiting are the most common symptoms of pregnancy. Almost 95 % of women can experience these conditions.

Can I Eat Banana and Papaya?

There is no medical contraindication to have any fruits but doctors tend to say not to have papaya, banana and pine apple. Green papaya contains an enzyme, which can increase the chance of abortion.

Can I Drink Tea or Coffee?

You can have one or two cups of coffee each day.

Can I Eat Chinese Foods?

Generally, in china they won’t add MSG (monosodium glutamate), taste maker to the foods. But, in India people do add this to increase the taste of the food. So, Chinese foods is certainly not preferable.

Can I Smoke or Drink?

Smoking or drinking is a big no-no during pregnancy.

Do I Need to Take Prenatal Vitamins?

Doctors recommend prenatal vitamins because women suffering from nausea or vomiting will not be able to eat healthy food. Hence, it is better to take vitamin supplements that are good for both women and baby for the first 3 months. And, vitamin D deficiency and folic acid deficiency can result in abortion and irregularities.

What I Should not Eat During Pregnancy?

It is better to avoid Chinese food throughout your pregnancy and in breast feeding.

Can I Dye my Hair & go for Wax?

It’s better to avoid chemicals. Dying and bleaching should not be done throughout the pregnancy. Waxing, eyebrows and applying henna can be done.

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