Congratulations, on your pregnancy! Your body undergoes many changes. And it’s hard to know whether these changes are normal or not. Whether it’s something to worry about and call your healthcare provider or just ignore it? You don’t have to worry too much, just look after yourself and your baby.
Having a baby is a lifetime achievement, your body has gone through hell and back during your pregnancy and it is necessary that you know how to prepare it for the next phase of your life. Postpartum can be a tough time physically and emotionally, taking care of your body is a priority. Mainstream society often pushes the myth that one can and should get back into intense exercise after giving birth. This can be harmful to the systemic and orthopaedic health of the mother, it is more important to approach postpartum fitness with caution and guidance.
During pregnancy, you essentially eat for two, hence eating healthy becomes a crucial responsibility of yours. This means having an understanding of what to eat and what to avoid. A nutritious diet promises overall health, and fruits are the obvious answer to healthy snacking. They provide more benefits than one would imagine.
Pregnancy is without a doubt the most tiresome (but worth it) experience of a lifetime. That is to be expected from a human body producing a child using her resources. Even when you are lying down, your body will be at work, burning a lot of calories. Feeling fatigued is normal and modern lifestyle has trained us to reach for an energy drink and push through.
A lot of changes take place in your body during pregnancy, from the ends of your hair to your toes. This is not exclusive to the bearer of the child, due to the stress and anticipation of having a baby, all parents notice changes in their lifestyle and looks.
There will be so many failed attempts to have a proper and sound sleep at night during your period of expecting a baby. You will wake up so many times to urinate, get disturbed with the leg cramps, feel nausea and as the belly grows its almost impossible to find the perfect position to sleep in bed.
We talk about the excitement and the baby kicks during pregnancy but very little do we talk about the discomforts a woman comes across during pregnancy. Along with vomiting and cramps and weird food temptations, a woman turns to be insomniac or difficulty to sleep, during pregnancy.
The biggest concerns of all pregnant women are labour pain and the natural occurrence of labour. However, your pre-assumed date of delivery is just a guess and women mostly deliver healthy babies two weeks before or after this pre-decided date.
There are several things to talk about during and after pregnancy. We have added one more now - What causes Postpartum Hair loss? Postpartum hair loss has no more been a mystery. It is just a temporary phase and your hair will go back to normal within a few weeks to a few months.