Tag: Navratri

Is it safe for pregnant women to fast during Navratri?

Navratri 2018: Pregnant women with diabetes, anaemia or high blood pressure should avoid fasting as it may lead to complications. By Dr Rinku Sengupta With Navratri upon us, some pregnant women may wish to fast because of their religious or personal beliefs. We usually discourage fasting during pregnancy but if you’re keen on keeping fasts,