27th October 2018, Saturday is marked as
Karwa Chauth where women fast to keep their love or husbands hale and hearty.
It is eventually one of the biggest festivals for any married women. This is
widely celebrated in North India. Now the question is, if you are pregnant, is
it safe to fast for the entire day? Will your husband be happy if you hurt
yourself and the baby inside?
Honestly speaking, if you are pregnant, kindly
change your Karwa Chauth plan this year. This is the time when as a mother you
have the responsibility to ensure your baby’s health in the best possible
manner. Fasting for the entire day can cause stress to the would be mother’s
According to researches and the eminent doctors, it
is absolutely not advised to fast during Karwa Chauth. To them this is
unnecessary and should be avoided atleast for one year. But if Karwa Chauth
fasting is absolutely unavoidable, then the pregnant woman should drink a lot
of water and juice throughout the day to keep herself hydrated. Karwa Chauth
fasting will also lead to less intake of calories which can result in mess with
the natural metabolism and hormonal changes.
Make sure you reboot your system after the Karwa
Chauth fast. Have a good sleep and talk to your doctor. Keep him updated with
all the snags you are facing along with the baby movements. It is best to ask
for doctor’s consent before you even plan for Karwa Chauth fasting this year.
Healthpeaks18 wishes you a safe motherhood and
conjugal life this Karwa Chauth.