Gearing Up for a Healthy Pregnancy

Gearing Up for a Healthy Pregnancy

When you are ready to become a mom, one of the single most important things that you can do for your baby is to make sure that you take good care of yourself (and your baby!) while you are pregnant. There are so many things that go into making sure that your pregnancy is as healthy and successful as possible.

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See a doctor

One of the most important things that you can do before trying to get pregnant, or once you get pregnant, is to see a doctor. Prenatal care is one of the most important things that you can do to ensure that your baby is just as healthy as can be. Your doctor can give you tips and advice based on your own personal medical history, and help keep you as healthy as possible. Never underestimate the power of a good doctor that you trust.

Eat right

Eating right is also an important part of having a healthy pregnancy. Remember that whatever you eat, your baby also eats. Try to cut back on processed junk foods, and also caffeine. Cut out alcohol all together to ensure your babies safety. Also, try to eat as many healthy fruits and veggies as you can. Whatever you can do to get your body in the best shape for having a baby, is a good move.

Don’t forget the vitamins

One of the most important things that you can do while you are pregnant is to make sure your body is getting all of the vitamins and nutrients that you and your baby need. Your doctor can help you choose the perfect multivitamin or prenatal vitamin for you. Keep in mind that some prenatal vitamins can make you feel sick or a little bit off, so you may have to keep trying a few different ones until you find the perfect one for you.

Avoid stress

We know, we know, this is easier said than done. Stress is bad on a pregnancy, for both the baby and the mom. Stress can be really hard to avoid, but there are a few things you can do to try to de-stress. Some women think that massage or acupuncture can really be helpful for stress relief during pregnancy, and others choose light exercise like yoga, walking or swimming to try to relieve stress. Go for a walk, laugh with a friend, or write in a journal for other alternative ways of relieving stress. Stress can really be detrimental to a pregnancy, so try to stay away from it if at all possible.

These are just a few of the tips that can help to make a healthy pregnancy. Your doctor or health care provider will be able to help you come up with some other things that you can do to make your pregnancy a healthy one.

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Monica Scott, BS, RN
Monica Scott, BS, RN | ConceiveEasy
Ms. Scott joined ConceiveEasy after working in prenatal obstetrical care for two years in a private practice before being promoted to Director of Nursing. She has a strong interest in women's health with an emphasis on promoting fertility awareness.