Work During pregnancy

How do I balance my Work during Pregnancy?

31 Mar
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Working while pregnancy isn't always straightforward. Let’s understand how to manage symptoms and maintain good health while working.

Most women are able to continue their jobs while pregnancy. Yet, becoming pregnant might create problems at work sometimes. You need to know how to manage common Pregnant Discomforts in order to stay healthy and effective at work, as well as when performing a task at work that can put the pregnancy in danger.

During pregnancy, Is it safe to go to the office?

Many working women go to the office during pregnancy, and neither harms their child nor their health. But it all depends on your health, reports and the doctor's advice.

If you are going through a period of high-risk pregnancy, then going to the office daily may prove dangerous for you. For this, feel free to consult your doctor so that you do not have any problems.

Make Essentials list

It is challenging for a pregnant working woman to manage both the home and office and in such a situation, it is necessary to take care of her health and that of the unborn child.

Make a list of all your urgent tasks, such as when to see the doctor, medicines, and office tasks, as well as share household chores with other members. With this, all your work will be completed comfortably without any hassle in the stipulated time.  

Travel Conveniently

You can travel after 3 or 4 months of delivery. Doctors also consider the period between 3 and 6 months safe for sight.

If your home and office are too far away, keep water with you so that there is no water shortage in the body. Choose a path that is the right path. Be careful that you do not travel by dull (bound) roads.

Keep Yourself Hydrated

Every woman should drink enough water during pregnancy and working women should especially care for this. Drinking less water during pregnancy will be dangerous.

During pregnancy, you need to drink water to meet the needs of changes in your body. It saves you from dehydration. Drink 12 to 13 glasses a day.


Take Healthy food

Make a breakout

In a hurry to go to the office, most working women ignore breakfast. For pregnant women and children, breakfast is considered the most important meal. Do not forget to eat breakfast in the morning.

Remember that breakfast fluids, such as juice, shakes, etc., should be avoided. It can create problems like nausea. Take vitamins, carbohydrates, and a protein-rich breakfast.

Do not stay hungry

If you feel less hungry during pregnancy or don’t want to eat something, go to a good dietician. It is not good to eat too much during this period. You and your future child need to get the right amount of nutrition.

About Office Lunch

At lunch, eat things that contain plenty of minerals and vitamins. This will not cause you and your child to lack any kind of nutrition. Eat a full meal, and take salad, bread, vegetables, and rice together.

It is what your dinner should be

Eat light meals at night, but don’t be too light to make you hungry. Avoid spicy and heavy foods at night. Do not forget to drink milk at night.

Say No to Junk Food

It is natural for you to feel hungry for a long time in the office, in which most pregnant women start to eat junk and packed foods or unhealthy things when they are hungry. Such foods contain a lot of carbohydrates/fat but lack nutrients.

A new study has found that eating junk foods such as chips, nuts and hamburgers during pregnancy can be as deadly for a baby as smoking. So let’s take care of junk food.

Take Food at intervals

Do not eat food 3 times as our regular habit. Take the same food in 6 parts. This will help your stomach to digest easily. Dream Child Mobile App will help you managing your food habits.

Be Stress-Free

In the office, a woman could face stress. The politics of the office, the pressure of work and the rush to move forward seem to come to mind as many negative concerns, take the form of stress.

It will be better if you pay attention to your child and yourself only during this time. Be happy and stay away from foolish things.

Small Breaks are Needed

During pregnancy, do not sit on the office chair continuously for 8 to 9 hours. By doing this, the complaint of your body posture and back pain can increase.

A little break is necessary between the works. Get up to have a drink of water or take a short walk in the corridor while gossiping with friends.

Avoid  Buzz around

During Pregnancy, avoid too much rush at the office. You have to take care of that. If you not, you can also have complaints.

Walk slowly and avoid climbing the stairs. In addition, it is also strong on the placenta. If you intentionally have to climb on the sides, try not to have any heavy things in your hands.

Wear no heels on your feet. It also affects the pregnant woman's posture, especially the likelihood that the hip will go out more after delivery.

The right way to sit

Sit straight on the chair. To avoid back pain, put a cushion behind your back. Do not keep your legs hanging while working on a chair in the office.

Get a stool or leg support under your table. Whenever you sit on a chair, keep your feet above them. Due to this, there is no swelling in the feet and pain in the ankles.

Wear comfortable clothes

Tight clothes should be ignored during pregnancy. Give more priority to your clothes at this time.

Wear clothes that are comfortable and not too tight on the stomach. By wearing loose garments, there is no problem with breathing and stress.

Make distance from a radiation

During pregnancy, try to avoid things that increase the radiation risk. Keep your mobile 2 feet away from the stomach throughout the day and keep the mobile away from yourself while sleeping.

Do not work with a laptop on your lap and do not even try to go around the server room in the office.

Take a break in the last months

Generally, most pregnant women come to the office a few days before the delivery.

But if you find it inconvenient to come to the office during the last months of pregnancy, take maternity leave beforehand. During this time, do not take any risks.

Do Some Exercise regularly

During pregnancy, most working women are unable to spare time for exercise. The result is that their nature starts to become lazy. Because of this, there could be a problem with normal delivery; after delivery, they become obese.

If you want to avoid all these side effects, then during pregnancy, do the below exercise at the office or home.

Body Stretching

Stretching during pregnancy proves to be very beneficial. You don't need to do stretching only at home. If you want, you can also do it in the office. Stretching makes the muscles flexible, which is beneficial during delivery.

For this, while sitting on the office chair or in a quiet place, straighten the waist, move your hands upwards and pull your breath inwards. Now slowly exhale while lowering the hands. Repeat this process at least 6 to 7 times a day.

Breathing Exercise

Breathing Exercise

During pregnancy, most women feel tired and nervous. For this, while sitting at your place in the office, straighten your neck and inhale and hold it for 3 to 5 seconds and then exhale through your mouth. Repeat this process 3 to 5 times a day at an interval of 3 to 4 hours.

Leg Stretching

Swelling occurs in the toes due to sitting with legs hanging for a long time during work. For this, lift both legs one by one slightly above the ground, hold them for some time, make circles with the toes clockwise and anti-clockwise, and then keep them down. By doing this, there will be no swelling in the feet.

Sit down for a while, straighten both legs in front and press your knees down, then hold for 5 to 20 seconds. You can do this 3 to 5 times.

After this, keep such a gap between the two feet that they do not touch each other when you put both your paws inside. Continuing that gap, now stretch both toes outward. In this way, now make a fast movement of the claws in and out - called wiper movement.

Kegel Exercises

Pelvic floor muscles are strengthened by doing this exercise. According to experts, Kegel exercises help reduce the pressure on urine during pregnancy and control urine after delivery.

To do this exercise, while lying at home or sitting on a chair in the office, contract your vaginal, urethral and anus muscles inwards as if you are holding urine. Stay in this position for 5 seconds, then slowly return to the normal position. Repeat this process 10 times, 2 to 3 cycles throughout the day.

( Note: You must learn these all exercises from an expert. )

Disclaimer: This blog is correct as per the writer’s knowledge. This is not a medical guidance. Follow as you are responsible for.

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