8 March 2023 – Is Playing Holi OK During Pregnancy Or Not

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On 8th March 2023, the festival of colors Holi will be celebrated in India. Holi is a festival of complete immersion in colors, fun, celebration, eating and drinking, meeting and brotherhood. Everyone wants to get drenched in the colors of Holi, but if you are pregnant, should you play Holi in this way?

Pregnancy is your very delicate phase, during this even in general if you do not take good care then you get a lot of complications. But especially in the festival of Holi, in which there is a lot of jumping, eating and drinking, pregnant women should take a lot of precautions during such a festival.

In this article, you will understand what are the things pregnant women have to keep in mind while playing Holi so that they can play this festival in a much safer way.

If you are not pregnant, then you celebrate the festival of Holi with great enthusiasm and jumping and having fun, but during pregnancy, a small life is growing in your womb. So that’s why whether it is your first month, second or ninth month of pregnancy, during this you have to take a lot of precautions. A small injury at this time, or a push or pressure on the stomach or your fall is not at all right for your pregnancy. Along with this, food items which are not made keeping in mind the pregnancy in any form and if you eat them then it can also cause huge harm to you.

Holi was played in a very natural way in previous times. In the olden days, Holi was played with natural colors by grinding flowers, spices and leaves of other trees and plants, but now it is not like that at all. Now you see everything is available in the market whether it is about the colors of Holi, food and drink. The colors that are available during this time are found in the market containing a lot of synthetic and chemicals and some colors are also told that they are natural but there is some adulteration in them.
And more importantly, the chemical-rich colors are very toxic colors that can harm your unborn baby. Such colors are also very harmful for your skin, your eyes, lungs.

The immune system of pregnant women becomes very weak. So, if you are playing Holi, using these colours, which are synthetic industrial dyes and oxidized matter, then these colors are very dangerous for your child as well. You can harm your respiratory system by breathing these colors while playing Holi. Not only this, they are also very dangerous for the nervous system of the baby in your womb. So during Holi when you come in contact with these colours, when you breathe, they can enter your body through nose and mouth and can cause a lot of problems to you and your baby. Miscarriage, premature delivery as well as low birth weight of your baby can also be results. So that’s why the first thing you have to stay away from these synthetic colors.

You can play Holi by making natural colors at home. For this, you can choose the option of natural things like spinach, coriander, beetroot, turmeric.

Cannabis is consumed in a lot in Holi, so you have to keep distance from cannabis as well. Cannabis is a kind of intoxicant which can get you in trouble somewhere during this time. In the same way, bhang pakoras or bhang gujiyas can also be served to you in recipes these days. So, while playing Holi, pay attention to what you are eating and drinking. Apart from this, as some women have problems of heartburn, acidity, constipation, indigestion, then you should avoid eating chili, spicy, oily food.

Apart from this, many people also play water Holi in friends like Holi, but pregnant women should avoid playing water Holi during this time. If your foot slips somewhere, you fall somewhere, then your unborn baby can suffer a lot.

Apart from this, you also have to take good care of your skin. The skin is also sensitive for many women, so during pregnancy, your skin may become more sensitive, so you have to wear full sleeve clothes, moisturize your hands and feet, face well, oiling your hair. However, these tips should be followed by everyone whether you are pregnant or not.

Apart from this, keep in mind that you should avoid crowded places. Because in such a situation, you may start having suffocation and suffocation somewhere and if you fall somewhere in a scuffle, it can give you even more danger. If you do not have any kind of infection, then you have to keep distance from crowded places during this period.

These are some tips, friends, these are some precautions that you must keep during pregnancy. So that your pregnancy continues healthy and you can celebrate your Holi festival well. So I hope the article will be helpful for you.

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