Eating properly is just as important as looking after your body during the changes and discomforts that are common during pregnancy. We will give you some advice on the most common discomforts, as well as little tricks that may help make you feel better.
It is highly recommended to bath or shower daily due to an increase in sweating and fat secretion during pregnancy. Baths also have a relaxing and stimulating effect on the blood circulation that will help you feel better.
It is essential to maintain your teeth and gums clean during pregnancy, as the change in hormones and the increase in the need for calcium might affect them and provoke gingivitis, tooth decay, or other problems. What can be done? Some advice:
You should take good care of your intimate areas during pregnancy due to an increase in vaginal discharge (leucorrhoea), which affects both quantity and consistency. You will find it also acquires a darker colour. Some advice:
A source of positive influence on the health of the mother and the baby. It improves the cardiovascular and metabolic systems, it helps lose weight after giving birth, it reduces anxiety, it improves mood, and helps establish sleep patterns. It can also help in alleviating discomforts that are common during pregnancy, such as constipation, backaches, fatigue, swelling of the legs, and varicose veins. Some studies conclude that exercise contributes to shorter labour and a reduction of labour-inducing medication and epidurals. If your pregnancy is low-risk, you can exercise on a regular basis as long as you stick to the following rules: