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Health and Pregnancy

Health During Pregnancy

Stay healthy when you are pregnant!

Taking care of your body and staying healthy during your pregnancy is a very important aspect over the next nine months. Everyone you know is probably telling you what you need to do now that you are pregnant and what you need to be watching for. Listen to them, they can give some good advice, listen to them and listen to your doctor when they talk to you about what you need to do to stay healthy and keep your baby healthy. Prenatal care is one of the most important parts of keeping yourself as well as your baby healthy. Once you learn that you are pregnant you need to get with your doctor immediately or within the first six weeks of your actual pregnancy. From that point you should be going to see you doctor for regular visits so that they can monitor your pregnancy and the growth of your baby.

Maintaining a healthy diet is another way that will keep you healthy and safe. Make sure that you are eating three balanced meals everyday, do not skip any meals, you need to eat to keep your baby healthy. Remember that you are feeding for two now, instead of just yourself. Stay away from fatty foods, and start eating lean meats, fruits, and of course vegetables!

Make sure that you are drinking a lot of fluids, mainly water. This will prevent any cases of dehydration or constipation. Exercising for 30 minutes a day can also help keep you healthy, just make sure that you are not overdoing it, too much exercise can cause complications in pregnancy. A good amount of exercise will prevent any unwanted weight gain, give you a little bit more energy, and it will also help you sleep better at night. Getting enough sleep during your pregnancy is crucial to staying healthy. Get yourself on a good sleep schedule. If you find that you are feeling tired throughout the day, take a little 30 minute power nap or try getting to sleep a bit earlier.

Keeping yourself healthy keeps your baby healthy, and enables you to have a safe and smooth pregnancy. Keep in mind that you can over do it and you can end up hurting yourself so take it easy and take it gradually. Get plenty of sleep, try some simple exercise, and drink all the water you can get your hands on!

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