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Community Video (India): Maternal Work Load During Pregnancy

This video was produced by and for local communities in Keonjhar district of Odisha, India and is intended for local use only to showcase recommended nutrition practices. It is not intended for mass distribution.

This video discusses the importance of taking rest during the third trimester of pregnancy. Taking rest during pregnancy is an important component of the first 1,000 days. If a woman is involved in strenuous work during this period, she is likely to deliver a premature baby with a low birth weight. This video also talks about the types of strenuous work a woman should avoid and the role of family members in sharing her workload during this crucial period.

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