Our nation turns a year older this August, and you’re probably already making plans for the day. What shoes should you wear? Will it be okay to take public transport and have an evening of drinks, now that you’re expecting? To guide you a little, we’ve compiled a list of what to avoid when pregnant this National Day.
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1. Cut the caffeine and energy drinks
We get it: your pregnancy has left you worn out and lethargic, and you need a quick and easy boost of energy so you'll have be alert and in the mood to socialise. While coffee and energy drinks may not harm your baby directly, it's best to limit your intake. A tiny cup once a day should suffice, although you could replace it in other ways, such as taking short power naps throughout the day or sipping on chamomile and ginger tea.