Knowing the news of pregnancy and seeing the confirmed blood test results can be one of the most exciting news for any pregnant woman. It was same with me too. Once you are pregnant you will get all sort of advice including pregnancy diet, preparation of hospital bag and how to welcome your bundle of joy. However in this post I want to share some important tips for pregnant moms that are not highlighted in most of pregnancy advices. These are some helpful tips to plan your pregnancy and even after the pregnancy which will sure give you the best benefits!
Best Tips for Pregnant Moms to Enjoy your Pregnancy
Learn how to deal with the pain during the labor
Some women love to experience the pain of a natural birth. However some ladies are not strong enough or not want to experience the labor pain as it is. Before the due date, think of yourself. Are you ready to bear the pain or do you want to go for any pain relief method?
Don’t wait until your doctor asks about the pain relief at the last moment. Read more and decide yourself, so it will be easier to talk with your doctor for suggestions. Nowadays epidural is a popular pain relief method. There are other methods too including massage techniques and shower. Have you heard of TENS Machine? It is another way to deal with labor pain!
Don’t forget your style
If you are pregnant, you will start dreaming about the baby. But, don’t forget yourself. Wear beautiful maternity clothes and also consider your changes in the body. Hormonal changes will affect the appearance of your skin, hair and even the mood.
Prepare for these changes. Here are 7 ways to maintain your style during Pregnancy. Check it.
Prepare for Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding is one of the best gifts that you can give to your newborn. Don’t wait till the last moment. Read about breastfeeding and prepare for it. With healthy diet and with the proper knowledge you will be with enough milk to feed your newborn from the day one.
Read about how to prepare for Successful Breastfeeding to have more idea!
Buy comfortable maternity sleepwear
Night time sleep can be difficult for most pregnant moms. Your baby will start kicking you when you are around 5 months pregnant. At the 3rd trimester you will experience heavy and swollen feet. All these will not give you a relaxing sleeping time. This is where you need to consider having comfortable maternity sleepwear which can give you comfort throughout the night.
Check these tips for buying Maternity Sleepwear!
Don’t forget the Postpartum Girdle after Delivery
Though you don’t want a Postpartum Girdle during your pregnancy, you need it just after the delivery. Therefore prepare and plan for a girdle or an abdominal binder to use after the delivery. During your pregnancy, plan for a Postpartum Girdle. Read reviews and select the one that can be best suitable for you. Once you deliver the baby, this information can be helpful to buy the best Postpartum Girdle for you.
I hope these tips for pregnant moms are helpful for you if you are pregnant or planing to get pregnant!
Have a Happy and Healthy pregnancy!
Amila Gamage Wickramarachchi is the founder of this blog where she shares her parenting and lifestyle experiences. She is an engineer and a trainer who works in the construction industry. She is the founder of Sihela Consultants.(www.sihelaconsultants.com)