Making Pregnancy Great
Children have the ability to change a woman and create a love that cannot be described. That change starts approximately 40 weeks before mom ever even meets her baby. Making the most out of this time by heading the advice below will help make pregnancy great, for mom and baby.
Throughout her term, mom-to-be will have many pre-natal appointments with her doctor. By attending all the scheduled appointments, she’ll increase her chances of giving birth to a healthy baby. Doctors schedule these appointments to monitor the progress and health of mom and baby. These appointments are also a great time for a woman to ask any questions that she may have about her current health or questions about preparing for delivery and post-delivery. Options available, like medicated pain management during delivery and post delivery options like umbilical cord blood banking, may bring up many questions and waiting until delivery day for the answers may be too late.
Moms know when become pregnant, they have to adjust their current habits. One of the things moms like to joke about during pregnancy, but it’s true, is the fact that they are eating for two. Mothers laugh and make a joke of it, but it is true. Around her second trimester, mom should add 300 calories to her daily intake to help maintain her health and energy, without adding too much weight. Along with the additional calories, a woman also needs to have enough iron, calcium and other vitamins that are important for health. This means mom needs to make sure she is eating plenty of healthy foods rich in good vitamins.
Another thing moms joke about when they’re expecting is how tired they are. They tease how they are too tired to walk to the restroom to use it – again – and in fact they are too tired to even be tired anymore. The truth is that pregnancy takes a lot from women and their energy level suffers. Fortunately, pregnant women can make themselves feel less fatigued and more energetic by exercising. Exercise during pregnancy does wonders for mom; it improves her mood and her overall health. After exercising she will have more energy and she will feel less tired. She will even sleep better at night in between frequent trips to the restroom.
Moms make a lot of changes when they are pregnant to accommodate the health of their unborn child and their own health. Both are essential when trying to bring a healthy baby into the world. It’s important for expecting moms to know that a healthy pregnancy is an enjoyable pregnancy; all moms can have an enjoyable pregnancy by simply following doctor’s orders and focusing on staying healthy.
"This article was written by Katie Moore. Katie is an active writer within the blogging community who discusses maternity, motherhood, prenatal health, childbirth and other topics within this niche. If you have any questions or would like to connect with Katie please contact by visiting her blog, Moore From Katie or her twitter @moorekm26."