Drink H2O Preggies
Preganant women need more fluids during the hot summer months,so be sure you’re sipping water at least six to eight glasses a day. We know you’re already making a million trips to the bathroom these days, but letting yourself get too parched can worsen pregnancy aches like swelling and can also even trigger contractions and up your risk for preterm labor. Munching on water-rich fruits and veggies watermelon and cucumber can also help keep you well
Say No to Flip-Flops
Flip-flops seem like the ultimate,comfy knock-around pick for hot and achy feet but in reality, they are just about the worst kind of kicks you can wear these days.Many flip-flops do not offer any arch support which you really need now.Pregnancy hormones cause your ligaments and tendons to stretch in preparation for childbirth including the ones in your feet and you are also carrying a lot more weight than usual. This adds extra pressure on the bottoms of your feet and can cause pain, swelling,flat feet and even more serious, permanent damage if you don’t wear the right shoes..Just look for sandals with some arch support
Do’s & Not-to Do’s list
No matter what! Always sleep on your left side to allow for the best blood flow to the fetus and to your uterus and kidneys. Avoid lying flat on your back for a long period of time. Drink lots of fluids during the day, but cut down before bedtime.
To prevent heartburn,do not eat large amounts of spicy, acidic such as tomato products or fried foods. If heartburn is a problem, sleep with your head elevated on pillows.
regularly to help you stay healthy, improve your circulation, and reduce leg camps. Try frequent bland snacks like crackers throughout the day. This helps avoid nausea by keeping your stomach full. Special pregnancy pillows and mattresses may help you sleep better.Learn to relax with relaxation and breathing techniques, which can help when the contractions begin.A warm bath or shower before bed can be helpful. Talk to your doctor if you develop medical problems like insomnia persists.Once her baby is born,a mother’s sleep is frequently interrupted,particularly if she is nursing. Mothers who nurse and those with babies that wake frequently during the night should try to nap when their babies do. Sharing baby care to the extent possible,especially during the night, is important for the mother’s health,safety,performance and vitality.
Finally,Understanding how your body changes and your baby grows during this special time is key to having a happy pregnancy and also cherish the moments of your motherhood.
Drink H2O Preggies