Pregnant woman lifestyle

Pregnancy for every woman is the most important and most responsible time. In addition, pregnancy is a kind of stress for the emotional and physical state of a woman. Many women who find out about pregnancy have many questions: how to lead a lifestyle? How to eat? How to dress? Etc. A woman should especially carefully observe personal hygiene, monitor her diet, clothes, revise daily regimes and be more often in the fresh air, since the health of an unborn child depends on all these moments.

Clothes for pregnant women

At the first stage of pregnancy, until the belly begins to grow, you can not give up your usual clothes, provided that it is not too tight and does not tighten the abdomen and waist area. But the heels need to be replaced with a solid sole. In the future, a pregnant woman should give preference to looser clothing, for example, loose dresses and skirts that do not put pressure on the abdomen. The most ideal option is to purchase clothes in special stores for pregnant women. But if a woman does not have such an opportunity, she can pick up clothes in ordinary stores.

Fresh air during pregnancy

A woman during pregnancy should spend at least two hours in the fresh air. This time can be divided into several hour walks. The walk should be calm, unhurried, and should not cause fatigue. Even if the pregnant woman is not tired while walking on the street, it is recommended to lie down for 20-30 minutes upon coming home. In summer, it is best to relax in the country. But it should be remembered that you cannot spend a lot of time in the sun in order to prevent overheating.

In the later months of pregnancy, it is not recommended to travel far from home, as labor may begin on the way.

Thoroughly ventilate the bedroom in the morning and evening.

Nutrition for pregnant women

A pregnant woman should eat a variety of healthy foods that contain large amounts of vitamins, minerals, proteins and carbohydrates. Also, foods rich in calcium and phosphorus should be included in the daily diet, because these elements are so necessary in the formation of bones during intrauterine development of the fetus. Calcium is found in sufficient quantities in milk and dairy products. Every product must be fresh. Suitable drinks during pregnancy: weak tea, milk, mineral waters without gases, as well as juices from fruits and vegetables. The use of alcohol, even in small quantities, is strictly prohibited.

Day regimen for pregnant women

A pregnant woman is advised to follow the daily routine: wake up, go to bed, eat and take walks every day at the same time. A night’s sleep should take at least 8 hours. An extra daytime nap is also recommended, which should take from an hour to two.

In the morning, after waking up, you will benefit from special exercises for pregnant women, which increase the firmness and elasticity of the tissues of the abdominal wall. 

Hygiene of a pregnant woman

A woman should be especially careful about hygiene during pregnancy : a warm shower should be taken every day before and after going to bed. Baths are not recommended for pregnant women.  

In the morning, if there is no time for a shower, it is imperative to wash the genitals with water. Douching is strictly prohibited.

Also, the mammary glands of the expectant mother should receive proper care, since the future feeding of the child depends on their care.

The mammary glands should always be clean. In no case should the breasts be tightened, but nevertheless, care must be taken that it is not well supported by the bra.

From hygiene products, it is better to give preference to baby soap, avoiding various imported hygiene products.

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