8 Best Things To Do When You Are Pregnant

8 Best Things To Do When You Are Pregnant

Being pregnant is the most exciting time an here’s a list of the best things to do when you’re pregnant.

Pregnancy is a woman’s special moment, where you can think on things to do when you are pregnant. At this point of time because you will be very loved and everyone around you will be taking care of you.

Yes, making a baby IS A BIG DEAL. So, let’s check them out!

Things to do when you are pregnant: Shopping for baby clothes and items

things to do when you are pregnant

One of the things to do when you are pregnant is shopping! It’s a very enjoyable experience to shop for your newborn. You will start to search for every baby store in the vicinity and once you enter into a shop, you will never come out empty handed. You will also start going to Baby Fairs and will stop shopping for yourself but for your little baby.

Prenatal Massage

prenatal massage when you are pregnant

Prenatal massages are very important and you’re advised to go at least once. A prenatal massage will soothe sore muscles, relax your mind, improves your blood circulation and oxygenation of soft tissues and muscles.

Go on a babymoon

babymoon when you are pregnant

Before the baby arrives, you should go on a holiday with your spouse and your older kids just to spend some time with them. Once the baby is born, you will not be able to spend any time with your family as the baby needs you 24/7. Besides that, take the time to go on a relaxing beach holiday, or just spend some time with your spouse.

Book a maternity photoshoot

maternity photoshoot

A maternity photoshoot is a great way to capture your pregnancy glow and it makes a great memorabilia of your beautiful moment. Most women would opt to show their protruding bellies loud and proud and the recommend time to do a photoshoot would be the last trimester as the belly is the biggest. Most couples would also use this opportunity to announce the gender of the baby with gender specific props.

Relax and pick a name for your baby

relax

Pregnancy should be a very relaxing moment before the baby arrives. Use the time to rest, enjoy the moment, take it easy an maybe read “What To Expect When You’re Expecting” or a book on baby names. Especially during the third trimester, you’re supposed to take things slow, relax and do very light exercises.

Pack your hospital bag

hospital bag

Save yourself the hassle of packing once your water breaks an you’re rushing to the hospital. You’re advised to pack your hospital bag on your third trimester already, and if you haven’t, what are you waiting for? Pack light and only pack the essentials.

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Decorate the baby room

baby's room

Welcome your newborn to the world with clean, soft, comfy swaddles, and their changing table all set up and also a nice, safe cot to sleep in, at night. The baby room should be decorated with soft hues, lights and with everything the baby needs; diapers, swaddle cloths, baby clothes, nursing stuff and whatever you and your baby needs.

Go for antenatal classes

antenatal class

Most private hospitals provide antenatal classes and parents to be are encourage to attend at least one session. A typical class would be, a tour of the delivery room facilities, what to expect during delivery, first aid and how to handle the newborn baby.

Most private hospitals provide antenatal classes and parents to be are encourage to attend at least one session. A typical class would be, a tour of the delivery room facilities, what to expect during delivery, first aid and how to handle the newborn baby.

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