Tips to avoid infection during pregnancy


Pregnancy is one of the most important stages in a woman's life, as many things change in her body, making her more susceptible to infection.

Tips to avoid infection:

1. Hand washing:

  • Wash your hands with soap and water regularly, especially after using the bathroom and before eating.
  • Use alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.

2. Vaccinations:

  • Make sure you get all the recommended vaccinations before or during pregnancy.
  • Consult your doctor about any vaccinations you may need.

3. Personal hygiene:

  • Take a shower regularly and wash your body thoroughly.
  • Keep your underwear clean and change it regularly.
  • Avoid sharing towels or toiletries with others.

4. Diet:

  • Eat a healthy diet rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains.
  • Drink enough water daily.
  • Avoid eating raw or undercooked foods.

5. Avoid contact with sick people:

  • Stay away from people with symptoms of infection such as coughing, sneezing, or fever.
  • Avoid touching contaminated surfaces in public places.

6. Rest and adequate sleep:

  • Get enough rest and sleep.
  • Reduce stress and anxiety.

7. Follow-up with the doctor:

  • Visit your doctor regularly during pregnancy.
  • Tell your doctor immediately if you have any signs of infection.

8. Stay away from crowded places:

  • Try to avoid crowded places as much as possible.
  • If you have to go to a crowded place, make sure to wear a mask.

9. Avoid pets:

  • Avoid cleaning or touching pet droppings.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly after touching pets.

10. Avoid smoking:

  • Avoid smoking completely during pregnancy.
  • Stay away from smoking areas.


Following these tips can help you avoid infection during pregnancy and keep you and your baby healthy.


  • These tips are for awareness-raising purposes only and do not replace consulting a doctor.
  • Some tips may vary depending on the situation of each woman.

In addition to the above, here are some additional tips to avoid infection during pregnancy:

  • Avoid traveling to countries where infectious diseases are common.
  • Use sunscreen when going out in the sun.
  • Avoid exposure to harmful chemicals.
  • Keep your teeth and gums healthy.
  • Check your blood regularly to make sure there is no nutrient deficiencies.

By following these tips, you can reduce the risk of infection during pregnancy and keep you and your baby healthy.

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