Stress Relief During Pregnancy

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Expectrepparttar unexpected. You just never know what will happen when you are pregnant. Your baby for example, might decide to come a few weeks early. You may find that midway through your pregnancy your physician recommends bed rest. If you prepare forrepparttar 136642 unexpected ahead of time however, when it happens it wonít seem like such a challenge and you will be better prepared to handle it.

Maintain close ties with friends, family and loved ones. Pregnancy is an emotional time. The more people you have around you to lean on,repparttar 136643 less likely you will be to feel stressed.

Accept help. Let people know when you can use a hand. You donít have to manage everything alone during pregnancy. If people offer to help you out and relieve some ofrepparttar 136644 burden you are facing, be glad that there are people around you that love you enough to help out.

Another important thing to consider during pregnancy is communication. It is particularly important that you keeprepparttar 136645 lines of communication open with your partner during pregnancy. Remember that pregnancy is a very emotional time, and many women act in ways they would not ordinarily during their pregnancy. Donít assume that your partner is a mind reader. This assumption has negatively impacted many relationships. If you have concerns, anxiety, feel sad or are even angry, be sure you share your feelings with your loved ones. Let people know what you are experiencing physically and emotionally and how it is affecting you. This will help them understand where you are coming from, and will help them learnrepparttar 136646 best way to help you during your pregnancy.

If you havenít considered a prenatal massage already, you should during your pregnancy. Prenatal massage can be particularly helpful duringrepparttar 136647 third trimester when your body is feeling burdened byrepparttar 136648 heavy load it is carrying. There are many qualified practitioners that offer prenatal massage in medical offices, chiropractic offices and even in traditional spa settings.

Article by Beverley Brooke, author of "Ensure A Healthy Pregnancy For You And Your Baby And Lose Weight After Pregnancy" - visit http://www.pregnancy-weight-loss.com for more on a range of pregnancy health issues


How To Avoid Swelling When Pregnant

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You might also consider wearing some support stockings during your pregnancy. These will not only help combat swelling, but may help prevent or minimizerepparttar effects of varicose veins later in pregnancy. Most medical care suppliers carry support hosiery that works well for women during pregnancy.

You should look for support hose with a medium grading minimum, meaning they provide firm support. Compression hose can often be purchased online. You can also ask your healthcare provider where you might purchase a pair or two.

Article by Beverley Brooke, author of "Ensure A Healthy Pregnancy For You And Your Baby And Lose Weight After Pregnancy" - visit http://www.pregnancy-weight-loss.com for more on a range of pregnancy health issues


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