Gurugram, 2nd December 2023:- As the winter season approaches, Aura Speciality Clinic, a leading healthcare provider specializing in maternal and fetal health, has issued a special advisory for expectant mothers to ensure a safe and healthy pregnancy during the colder months.
Winter brings its own set of challenges, and pregnant women need to take extra precautions to protect both themselves and their unborn babies. Aura Speciality Clinic recommends the following guidelines for pregnant individuals during the winter season:
A- Stay Warm and Layered:
1- Dress in layers to maintain a comfortable body temperature.
2- Keep extremities warm with gloves, scarves, and warm socks.
3- Choose appropriate outerwear to shield against cold winds.
B- Hydration is Key:
1- Drink plenty of fluids to stay hydrated, even in cold weather.
2- Include warm beverages such as herbal teas to maintain internal warmth.
3- Mindful Physical Activity:
A- Engage in light and safe physical activities suitable for pregnancy, such as prenatal yoga or indoor swimming.
B- Consult with your doctor before starting any new exercise routine.
4- Vitamin D Supplementation:
A- Due to reduced exposure to sunlight during winter, consider vitamin D supplements as recommended by your doctor.
5- Avoid Illness:
A- Practice good hygiene, including regular handwashing, to prevent the spread of winter illnesses.
B- Get a flu shot as recommended by your healthcare professional.
6- Monitor Indoor Air Quality:
A- Ensure proper ventilation and maintain a comfortable indoor temperature.
B- Be cautious with the use of heaters and ensure they are well-maintained.
7- Regular Prenatal Check-ups:
A- Continue attending regular prenatal check-ups to monitor both maternal and fetal health.
B- Inform your doctor about any changes or concerns related to winter conditions.
Aura Speciality Clinic emphasizes the importance of prioritizing maternal well-being during the winter season and encourages expectant mothers to reach out to their doctors for personalized guidance based on their individual health status.