Pregnant over 35 years old? Consider thse things
There are women who can only get pregnant at the age of 30 years. It is happy and disturbing thing because the age is considered vulnerable to conceive. Consider the risk of containing as reported by Fox News (21/7).
1. Lose weight
Most women who give birth after 35 would be fine. But many complications that could be prevented. So if you have heart disease, thyroid disease or are overweight, try to be more healthy with diet and if you drink alcohol or smoke, immediately stop.
2. Blood pressure checks
Because the drop in blood pressure in the second trimester, it is important to have a normal blood pressure in the first trimester to avoid the risk of pre-eclampsia.
3. Consumption of prenatal vitamins
Start by consuming prenatal vitamins which contain at least one milligram of folic acid three months before conception through pregnancy to prevent neural defects in the fetus.
4. The risk of gestational diabetes
Pregnant women more than 35 years of age are more at risk of gestational diabetes. Immediately check your blood sugar.
5. Disordered eating and exercise
Fulfill your nutrition as well as the fetus with nutritious food. Besides doing enough activity to improve fitness and prepare for birth.
6. Pre-birth testing
This test aims to check for abnormalities of chromosomes to facilitate diagnosis of the fetus and the possibility of obtaining good or bad things that happens. Because they are at risk for fetal chromosomal abnormalities.
Take good care of pregnancy and your health so that you can give birth to healthy babies safely.