Bad Habits in Pregnancy

Unfortunately, some habits can put your pregnancy at risk and lead to preterm delivery

Not getting enough rest

Lack of sleep can lead to stress and increase the risk of preterm delivery

Being overweight or underweight

Increase the risk of preterm delivery, gestational diabetes, hypertension, and other complications

Stress during pregnancy

Stress can cause the release of hormones that can lead to contractions and so pre-term delivery risk.

Smoking & Drinking

It exposes the baby to harmful chemicals, increases the risk of miscarriage, preterm delivery,  stillbirth and cognitive issues in the baby

Not following a healthy diet

Not getting enough nutrients or consuming harmful substances can increase the risk of preterm delivery

Not being physically active

Physical inactivity during pregnancy can lead to weight gain and  increase the risk of preterm labor

Skipping prenatal care

Skipping appointments can increase the risk of preterm delivery. Regular check-ups can help identify any potential problems early on

Exposure to environmental toxins

Certain environmental toxins such as lead, pesticides, and air pollution can increase the risk of preterm delivery

It’s important to be mindful of these habits and make any necessary changes to ensure a healthy and safe pregnancy.