1. Schedule an Appointment
As soon as you find out you are Pregnant, you should schedule an appointment with your doctor to establish an antenatal care.
2. Eat Well
It is important to have a well balanced diet during Pregnancy, not just for your health but also for the growing body development of the baby. It is advisable to have small meals a number of times is a day instead of having just three big meals as that prevents heartburn, keeps your blood sugar levels steady and prevents binge eating.
3. Keep Hydrated
Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration as dehydration can lead to many complications such as headaches, nausea, cramps and dizziness. Drink water also supports increased blood volume and help in reliving morning sickness, acidity, heartburn, indigestion and prevents urine infection.
4. Start Exercising
Exercising regularly pregnancy can help relieve back pain, foot swelling, and morning sickness. it builds your strength and stamina for labor and delivery and also makes losing weight after Pregnancy easier.
5. Reduce your caffeine and Alcohol Intake
Drinking alcohol increases the risk of miscarriages. stillbirth and premature delivery.
6. Take Rest
Pregnancy is tiring due to hormonal imbalance and the fact that your body is working hard to look after you and your baby. Learn to let go of a few chores and delegate responsibilities to your husband and family members.
7. Educate Yourself
Read Pregnancy books, blogs, magazines and browse the internet for information. It is good way to prepare you for labor, delivery, childbirth and early day of motherhood.
8. Stay Positive
Sure Pregnancy can be a little stressful, thanks to those hormones, aches, and pains. Try meditation to help cope with stress and negativity.