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Common Pregnancy Issues And Things To Avoid When Expecting [VIDEO]

Update Date: Apr 20, 2017 05:27 AM EDT
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Here's some dos and don'ts when pregnant. (Photo : Getty Images / Angel Valentin)

Pregnancy is a tough deal for first-time moms and even for those who have had experienced the pains of it before. The body goes through a lot and discomforts and issues may arise during certain phases of pregnancy.

Usually, the most common issues when one is expecting a child on the way are morning sickness, bladder and bowel problems, difficulty of releasing bowel, backaches and much more, the Pregnancy Birth and Baby shares. Get to know other tips on what to do and what not to do when expecting.

Pregnancy Dos And Don'ts

According to the Now to Love online, aside from dealing with all the changes the body goes through during pregnancy, women are expected to stay away from anything that might endanger the baby. Moms should be cautious from a variety of things, ranging from the food they eat and even to the beauty products they use. Read on and discover everyday things to avoid when a baby is on its way.

Painting It is best to postpone plans for renovation, since the fumes could pose a risk to the unborn child. Although research points out that risk from paint fumes are low, experts advise to better be safe than sorry.

Dental X-Ray - A trip to see your dentist must not involve any kind of X-rays. If the dentist doesn't know about your condition, then it's best to tell.

Salicylic Acid Skip those top level acne ingredients like salicylic acid. It is not recommended for use during pregnancy due to its harsh chemicals.

Spray Tans If one opts to use spray tans to have the sun-free glow, then spray tans for pregnant women is a big no-no. Instead, it is advised to just use cream or mousse.

Formaldehyde Formulas Again, fumes from strong chemicals may have adverse effects on the child. Always check nail polishes and look for 5-Free until the eighth to make sure it does not contain formaldehyde.

There is no need to be alarmed of the early discomforts and issues of pregnancy. But health professionals advise expecting moms to be always on the lookout.

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