Whether you are trying to get pregnant or you already are, maintaining a healthy pregnancy over nine months implies more aspects and parts of your live. A pregnancy does not just mobilize your life chapters to adapt to the miraculous phenomenon, but also your sentimental, mental, physical and emotional resources. Remember that your emotional and physical health will transfer to your little one. Some of the main “ingredients” for this recipe include love, hope, food, health, regular analyses, positive people around and tolerance. It sounds easy, but it feels even easier once you adopt a few basic changes in your lifestyle.
You probably believe that exercising is the last thing you should do when your tummy is heavier than you are. However, you should begin this venture early. Engaging into physical activity will help you stay on track during the pregnancy. You reduce the risk of pregnancy loss, but you can also maintain your health at the highest standards. Basic exercises on a regular basis will prevent complications at childbirth. At the same time, the entire process will not keep you in the hospital for too long. Ignore physical activity and your body will get stiff in no time. Starting too late is almost impossible.
Take things easy, no matter how active you normally are. You will thank yourself later for it. Sure, some ladies are the type who likes to keep everything under control. A pregnancy is that time of your life when you need to quit this attitude. A calm and relaxed attitude is essential to enjoy an easy pregnancy, but also to avoid complications at childbirth. Stop consuming your feelings and emotions for every random thing. No matter what happens, this is not the end of the world. Instead, you and your baby are more important.
Most people are exposed to one harmful element or another. Some of these things – like pollution – are impossible to avoid. Some others become a matter of personal choice. From this point of view, you should stop smoking right now. Avoid alcohol too, not to mention drugs. Unless you got serious problems, avoid medications as well. Those are nothing but legal drugs and chemicals, so they will inevitably reach to your baby too. Instead, educate yourself and discover natural solutions for most of your issues. Supplements might make a good choice, as well as using various pregnancy accessories to easy your posture and reduce the baby load.
The last two weeks
No matter how calm and peaceful they stay during the pregnancy, many women go crazy during the last couple of weeks. You should “tour” maternities and hospitals before this time, only to make an early choice. Keep calm and avoid exhausting yourself with work. However, you should not lock yourself inside the home and think about the pregnancy either. Instead, try to make this time as relaxing as possible. Go out, hang around with friends and do whatever it takes to relax.
In conclusion, a pregnancy is supposed to be a relaxing and joyful part of your life, so keep it that way.
Guest post from Julia Jhules.