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Pregnancy confirmed. What all precautions to be taken for a safe pregnancy? History of miscarriage and D&C

hi my name is mariam and im 32.i got married in march2012.after one month i got pregnant but as it was too early n no saftey measures were taken i had a miscarriage n had d&c.but now its been one week i came to know that im pregnant i want you to guide me about what precautions should i take to have safe pregnancy.please help me thanx.
Asked On : Wed, 5 Sep 2012
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Mar 2016
Welcome to HCM.
You are carrying pregnancy for the 2nd time after 1st one miscarriage and D&C done.
There are many reasons of miscarriage like chromosomal abnormality in fetus, Blood gr& Rh incompatibility, elderly age,uterine abnormality etc.
Here are guideline for safe pregnancy:
1) Take healthy diet including protein rich nutrients divided in 5-6 times daily.
2) Drink plenty of water and eat fresh fruits.
3) Take folic acid up to 4months and vitamin supplements. Avoid taking unnecessary medication for at least first 3 months.
4) Avoid smoking and alcohol.
5)Take adequate sleep 8hrs @night and 2 hrs @ day time. Avoid stress,anxiety,emotional upset.
6) Avoid doing heavy work and lifting heavy load, walking on uneven surface or stepping up & down,long time journey etc.
7) Do light exercise or walking for at least 30 mins.
8) Wear comfortable shoe to prevent swelling around feet,ankle,fatigue and loose fitting dress in whole period of pregnancy.
9) Maintain Personal hygiene including genital care and breast care.
10) Periodical check up and do mandatory investigations as advised by your doctor.

All the best and take care.
Answered: Wed, 29 Jan 2014
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