(7) Selecting Healthcare Provider Or Hospital Without Considering Personal Needs
It is one of the simplest yet surprising pregnancy mistakes performed by would-be moms. Several couples believe in selecting the nearest hospital or physician/midwife office. They often ignore to analyze healthcare services as per their personal needs.
You first need to ask yourself regarding the kind of birth you prefer. If your selected physician & hospital have all means to support your decision comfortably then only finalize them otherwise look for someone else.
You can also take the help of your friends, co-workers, relatives & neighbors to explore various other options as per your delivery plan. You should not hesitate to ask various doubts or queries regarding parturition.
If you are unsatisfied with answers or planning to change your physician at the last stage then you should have solid reasons to support your decision.
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(8) Avoiding Seatbelt Completely
It is another most common yet surprising pregnant women mistakes while driving or sitting in a moving car. Most of the pregnant women are afraid of using seatbelt during pregnancy particularly in their third trimester.
But, actually by avoiding seatbelt, woman is putting her as well as her baby’s life into danger. A seatbelt is extremely necessary while driving.
According to a recent research, car accidents are known to kill more fetuses annually as compared to babies in United States & experts recommend that these deaths have been avoided if women were using seatbelt.
If you are uncomfortable with your seatbelt then it will be much better option to play around with it. You should use it either below the bump & across the pelvis.
If necessary, you can also opt for seat belt extender. But, it should always be worn.
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