Lunar Eclipse (Chandra Grahan): Date & Time
On October 28 and 29, 2023 (6-7 Kartika, 1945 Saka Era), there will be a partial lunar eclipse. Around midnight, the Partial Lunar Eclipse will be visible from every location in India.
What should a pregnant woman do during moon eclipse?
During a lunar eclipse, there are no specific medical guidelines for pregnant women, but some cultural or traditional beliefs may suggest certain precautions. It’s important to remember that these are not based on scientific evidence and should be a matter of personal choice. Here are some common practices during a lunar eclipse:
Stay indoors: Some cultures believe that it’s best for pregnant women to stay indoors during an eclipse to avoid any potential negative influences.
Avoid sharp objects: Some traditions suggest not using knives or scissors during an eclipse to prevent any harm to the baby.
Wear protective clothing: In some cultures, wearing red clothing or using red threads as a form of protection is advised.
Avoid eating: There are beliefs that advise against eating during an eclipse to prevent birthmarks or other complications.
Recite prayers: Some individuals use this time to pray or engage in spiritual activities to protect the unborn child.
It’s essential to note that these practices are based on cultural or superstitious beliefs and are not supported by scientific evidence. Pregnant women should prioritize their overall health and follow the guidance of their healthcare provider for a safe and healthy pregnancy. If concerned about any potential impact of an eclipse, consult a medical professional for reassurance and advice.