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Is working while pregnant safe?

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Is working while pregnant safe?

Expecting a baby is a fabulous news! But it becomes little complicated when the expecting mother is working. A question of whether to continue the job or not becomes a major discussion. But many women prefer to work throughout the pregnancy and few others choose not to. We say it totally depends on the situation you are in.

That said, decide on the same considering the below mentioned factors.

1. Your health condition

2. Complications in your pregnancy

3. What kind of a job you do

In case if you are work on the below mentioned conditions. Please think twice and then take a decision.

1. Extreme heat or cold environment

2. Exposure to chemicals, radiation or any other dangerous things

3. Long periods of standing

4. Working in loud noise ambiences

5. Carrying or lifting heavy weights

Whether to work or not, during the early stages of pregnancy one will experience lot of symptoms. Please make sure you can survive the below given list before deciding.

1. Fatigue

2. Morning sickness

3. Vomitings

4. Hydration

5. Frequent urination

6. Back pain or pelvic pain

Every body is different and also every pregnancy is different. So, we suggest you to think thrice before deciding and make sure you and your baby are healthy and happy throughout the process.

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Airborne transmission of Covid-19 random, social distancing alone not enough to control spread: Study

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A new study new study has shown that the airborne transmission of Covid-19 is highly random and suggests that social distancing alone is not effective in controlling its spread, reiterating the importance of vaccination and face masks.

“One part of the way that this disease spreads is virology: how much virus you have in your body, how many viral particles you expel when you speak or cough,” said Dr Shrey Trivedi, the Indian-origin first author of the study published in the journal ‘Physics of Fluids’ this week.

“But another part of it is fluid mechanics: what happens to the droplets once they’re expelled, which is where we come in. As fluid mechanics specialists, we like the bridge from virology of the emitter to the virology of the receiver and we can help with risk assessment,” explained Trivedi from the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge.

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France likely to announce Covid-19 booster shots for all adults: Report

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As per reports, France is expected to announce that Covid-19 booster shots will be made available to all adults, as well as stricter rules on wearing face masks and more stringent health pass checks to curb a new wave of infections.

President Emmanuel Macron’s government on Wednesday said it would focus on tougher social distancing rules and a faster booster shot programme and that it wanted to avoid the lockdowns being imposed once more by some other European countries.

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Air pollution linked to increased risk of getting sick from Covid-19: Study

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According to a study conducted in Spain, long-term exposure to air pollution is associated with an increased risk of developing Covid-19 among people who get infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

The research, published in the journal Environment Health Perspectives on Wednesday, provides further evidence on the health benefits of reducing air pollution, and highlights the influence of environmental factors on infectious diseases.

“The problem is that previous studies were based on reported cases, which had been diagnosed, but missed all the asymptomatic or undiagnosed cases,” said study first-author Manolis Kogevinas from Barcelona Institute of Global Health (ISGlobal) in Spain.

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