How to prevent infections during pregnancy?

Pregnancy is one of the most enjoyable periods in every woman’s life, at the same time women experiences most of physical and emotional fluctuations during pregnancy. Women should be very careful while she is facing the pregnancy stage because easily they get infected, some will always experience cough or cold. Some will get fever easily and many other types of infection. It is very important to keep in mind that she is not only one who suffers from the infection but the unborn too. If mother is infected it will surely affect the baby directly or indirectly. Here am sharing few precautions to follow during pregnancy. Here are read how to prevent infections during pregnancy. These tips are suggested by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

  • Wash your hands often, especially when you touch your pets, or around any children
  • Cook the meat well and eat it
  • Avoid unpasteurized milk
  • Consult your doctor about the vaccinations during pregnancy
  • Get tested for Group B streptococcus, which is a dangerous bacterium but may not make you feel sick.
  • Get tested for sexually transmitted infections
  • Avoid physical contact with people who have infections
  • Protect yourself against insects especially mosquitoes
  • Do not touch or change the cat litter
  • Take vitamin doses as recommended by your doctor.