During pregnancy we can get so run down, we pack our schedules because after all we have families to take care of. The world doesn’t stop for us. But we do need to take a moment to remember that something amazing is happening we are literally making a human. A real human person, this takes care gentleness, and most importantly it takes time. I collaborated with my dear friend and contributing author Rachel Gonzales, who is expecting her third child, to deliver some useful pregnancy tips.
Getting good sleep is vital whether you are pregnant or not. Though sleep seems extremely aloof when you are expecting
~Don’t skip breakfast. Skipping breakfast is a big No No on a normal basis, but is very important to avoid when pregnant. Not eating breakfast can leading to early fatigue, nausea, and upset stomach.
~Eat food’s high in fiber, for both you and baby.
~Foods that help with bloating Watermelon, cucumber, grapes.
~Nauseous? Avoid sugar at all cost. Sugar increases the nausea greatly.
~Warm tea is a great way to stay hydrated, and can also help you calm down at the end of the evening, or when you’re feeling over welcomed.
~Also remember, you are not eating for TWO! Though a common excuse among women to eat poorly, or to over eat. You are in fact not eating for two.
~Don’t skip the Vitamins
~You are already under enough of a fog do yourself a favor and feed your brain as much as you can.
~A good sports bra is necessary when working out.
A good full coverage sports bra that won’t leave you hanging out all over the place. These Bra’s go up to double D.
A good option for larger breast. They cover up to size I
~Address ligament pain with a belly band
When looking for a band, you don’t want simply a B-band, which provides you some nice comfy room in your pants. You want a support band, to hold your muscles up.
~Do what feels good, change your routine slightly if you find aches and pains, or you’re just bored.
Make sure to divide your time evenly with your spouse and children and maintain your routine even if your more tired then usual. Engage in good conversation at the dinner table, during bedtime routines. After a long day I find conversation is a better way to unwind and interact.