Staying healthy

folio4Staying healthy throughout the pregnancy is essential to promote a healthy pregnancy and baby. As the body changes throughout the pregnancy the body changes and with those changes there are different aspects to consider to stay healthy. Some things require changes in diet, exercise and activities of daily living. These changes are to promote a healthy pregnancy and baby.

Do what feels right – Listen to the signals of your growing body. If you are feeling tired, there is a good chance that you really do need to slow down and take a nap. If you are feeling sluggish, you probably need to eat something or drink more water. There is much to be said for simply listening to what your body is trying to tell you throughout your pregnancy.

Below are links to topics relating to the changes and ways to promote a healthier pregnancy.

First Trimester

Second Trimester

Third Trimester

Nutrition

Exercise

Problems to watch out for

Testing

 

Typical problems during a pregnancy