Your body changes so much during pregnancy that it’s worth documenting it through photos. Later on, you will be distracted with the needs of the newborn baby. This journal will be there to remind you of the miracle of growth that took place during pregnancy.
Avoid all caffeine-containing products during pregnancy. One disadvantage of caffeine is that it can keep awake at night so that you do not get enough rest. Try to eat crackers and other stomach calming foods through the day if you feel nauseous. Keeping a healthy diet while you’re pregnant will help you to sleep well and stay strong. If you’re pregnant, you should never be shy to ask for assistance in lifting heavy things. By lifting heavy objects, you could have a miscarriage, stress out your baby and cause back strains or pains. This is why you should have someone lift heavy things for you. This includes those things you don’t think are hazardous to attempt lifting. When you are pregnant, there could be issues with your teeth so you need to take care of them. As your pregnancy hormones increase, your gums may swell or bleed while you brush or floss. You should brush your teeth with a toothbrush with soft bristles and still keep on flossing, but in a gentler way. If your feet swell up during pregnancy, discuss it with your physician. It may not be of concern, or the edema can be indicative of high blood pressure, which can be extremely dangerous for you and the baby. Leaving this condition untreated could cause birthing problems.