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You begin the third trimester as you enter the seventh month. These last three months are crucial for both mother and child, and this period is sensitive for the body. So you should not exert yourself physically and have good mental health.
The foetus develops all-round, growing limbs. There’s also brain formation, and fat begins accumulating under the skin. The baby can suck its thumb and has rigorous eye movements. The baby also experiences hiccups, and it weighs 3 to 4 pounds. The mother also experiences low energy.
The same diet followed in the sixth month should be followed. Additionally, take ghee medicated with sweet herbs like shatavari early morning on an empty stomach. Decrease fats and salts in your diet and include food items rich in proteins, like wheat, rice kanji, sprouts, lentils, beans, dry peas, and soybean.
Full body herbal massage helps alleviate a backache and feet massage reduces swelling. It also relaxes you and relieves tension in the body.
Yoga has a lot of benefits for an expecting mother, and there are many asanas you can do. Here are two of them. However, practice with an experienced Yoga instructor to ensure safety.
This yoga asana corrects body posture and helps stretch the body. It also relieves body tension.
You can strengthen your abdominal, pelvic and thigh muscles with this asana. It will ensure a smooth delivery.
To know more about healthy pregnancy, speak to one of our doctors about the Jiva AyurBaby program. It guides couples on all aspects of pregnancy. Dial 0129-4040404 or click on ‘Speak to a Doctor’ under the CONNECT tab in Jiva Health App.
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