During pregnancy future mothers needs to be extremely cautious of what to put in her body as well as the environment she is in. A healthy diet that supply mother and child with nutrients such as important vitamins and minerals are extremely crucial for a healthy immune system and healthy organ function.
A pregnancy has it’s good and bad days. Overall, pregnancy should be enjoyed and remembered as a blessing to be able to give birth to a baby. An unborn baby can feel when the mother is stressed or mad and will make the baby feel anxious. There are many things that are off limits during pregnancy such as alcohol or tobacco that are known to most people, but chemicals such as hormones can be the biggest risks for your baby’s health and have been noticed in many diseases throughout the years.
When it comes to your living space during pregnancy a few things should be looked out for such as, making sure the whole house/apartment is aired out with fresh air at least 2 times a day in order to allow all toxins to get out.
Second, keep your living space clean! But not with harsh cleaning chemicals that are filled with toxins but rather use a milk cleaner such as vinegar or citrus. Same goes for laundry. Using a laundry detergent that is scent free and does not include harsh chemicals is best for your and your baby’s health.
Here is a small list of things to AVOID during pregnancy:
- Raw-milk products, - these products can cause infections in the body.
- Raw meat,- Can cause extreme infection in the baby's brain.
- Raw fish,- Can cause severe infections as well.
- Caffeine,- Caffeine intake should be limited to about 2-3 cups of coffee.