5 things that could affect your pregnancy

Eating a balanced diet during pregnancy doesn't necessarily mean eating for two. Most pregnant women say finding the right type of food to eat can be nerve-wracking.

Silhouette for pregnant woman.

Unapproved sleeping position

Sleeping on one side with your knees bent is likely to be the most comfortable position. You can use pillows under your belly, between your legs, and behind your back, if you like.

As your pregnancy progresses, you'll need to avoid lying flat on your back.

Unhealthy diet

To ensure you and your baby grow healthy you can add these; eggs, salmon, beans, whole grains, sweet potato, leafy vegetables and lean meat.

Improper dressing

Pregnancy can cause a woman’s body to change shape and size several times before the baby arrives. Being pregnant does not mean you should lock away your fashion sense and give up your personal style. There are so many trendy styles that can suit your body size.

However, wearing tight clothes during pregnancy is not safe.

Tight clothing will not harm your baby but it will be uncomfortable for you. Wearing clothes that don’t fit can cause pain around the abdomen, across your chest and even your back.

Unhealthy habits

A couple who are trying to conceive are always advised to avoid unhealthy lifestyles such as smoking, alcohol, and drugs, eating junk food and lack of sleep.

Now that you are pregnant, your baby’s health is under your care. Many of your bad habits may harm your baby resulting in disease, growth issues, and brain damage.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

4 common mistakes that lead to boredom in a relationship

4 common mistakes that lead to boredom in a relationship

Here's what to do when a guy won't take no for an answer

Here's what to do when a guy won't take no for an answer

Why I’m no longer talking to slim people about body positivity

Why I’m no longer talking to slim people about body positivity

Millie Odhiambo lectures baby mamas for extorting their spouses

Millie Odhiambo lectures baby mamas for extorting their spouses

Guys, here are 15 truths your girlfriend never wants to admit to you

Guys, here are 15 truths your girlfriend never wants to admit to you

4 side effects of being a virgin for too long, according to research

4 side effects of being a virgin for too long, according to research

Why do men get so, so angry when they're cheated on?

Why do men get so, so angry when they're cheated on?

Over 100 strangers surprise Kenyan couple on their wedding day [Video]

Over 100 strangers surprise Kenyan couple on their wedding day [Video]

A guide on How to Simp, and why it's necessary

A guide on How to Simp, and why it's necessary