Throughout your pregnancy, you need to worry about not just your baby's health, but your health as well. Some of your daily habits may not be quite as healthy as they should be. There are things you need to be doing that are healthy for you both that you may not be doing. To ensure you and your baby stay healthy, read on for a few of these habits.
Exercising daily can help both you and your baby. Exercise can keep your heart healthy and keep you in shape, which you're going to need for childbirth and after your baby is born as well. Exercising is important in your day-to-day life, and just because your pregnant, this should stop. The type of exercise should change throughout your pregnancy, and you should discuss your exercise routine with your OB. You shouldn't do anything too strenuous or that can cause too much stress on your baby. Taking a brisk walk is one exercise you can do that can be healthy for you and your baby.
Eating A Healthy Diet
Eating a healthy diet is important all of the time, but during your pregnancy, it's really important. Giving into your cravings and eating a lot of junk throughout your pregnancy isn't going to do you or your baby any favors. If you aren't eating a healthy diet, you may end up gaining an excessive amount of weight, which is going to be unhealthy for you and your baby. Not to mention, eating unhealthy foods can also result in health issues such as gestational diabetes. Talk to your OB about how much weight you should typically gain throughout your pregnancy and what foods are healthy for you and your baby.
Take Time For You
There isn't going to be much time after your baby is born for alone time, so take this time for you to de-stress. Stress in your daily life can put excess stress on your baby. Take time throughout your day for you, even if it's just time to read a book or even take a nap. If you aren't taking enough time for yourself, the extra stress you're carrying is going to add stress to your baby.
If you aren't doing these healthy things for yourself, you need to do them for your baby. Talk to an OB about what other healthy habits you should be doing to help ensure you and your baby stays healthy throughout your pregnancy.
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