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Aquanatal classes near Westlothian
For healthy pregnancy, you don’t require to overeat. A healthy balanced diet is what you need. Same ways, it is also not a time when you should go on a diet. Regarding the calorie intake, you don’t need any extra calories during the first and second trimester. However, this intake increases by around 200 calories per day during the third trimester or as suggested by the doctor. These figures might differ depending upon your BMI levels. Most of the women feel to eat less during their first trimester due to morning sickness, nausea that they face. Their diet turns into a normal diet during the second trimester and might increase during third trimester due to the increase in the requirement of your fetus. In order to avoid increasing too much weight during your pregnancy, its important that you define your food intake. Ensure to include more of proteins, fruits and vegetables, dairy etc. and avoid the intake of unwanted fats.
Pregnancy is often followed by lot of its own symptoms like cramps, nausea, mood swings, food cravings, depression etc. Its always an interesting question whether the expecting dad also suffers any of these symptoms along with his wife? From time to time, researchers have been studying this topic to understand whether this is just an assumption or a reality. Some of the researches done in past shows that Men do suffer some of the pregnancy symptoms along with their wives. Confused!!! Men are often found complaining of cramps, stomach blown up feeling, nausea, mood swings and even food cravings issues during their wife’s pregnancy. This is often termed as Couvade Syndrome, also referred as Sympathetic Pregnancy. During Couvade Syndrome, the partner experiences the same or some of the symptoms as well as the behaviour as the wife. There is an ongoing debate on the topic. Some believe that it can be a biological condition attached to hormonal changes while others feel it can be more of psychological feeling. Whether it is an actual condition or a fictional will always be a topic of debate but if it is actual, there is no lovely feeling than seeing your partner contributing with […]
It is important that pregnant women follow important safety guidelines to prevent Coronavirus for her and her baby’s safety. This article lists the important resources for pregnant women: We understand you might be anxious during this time and will have a lot of questions, here is WHO answering all the important questions for pregnant women: WHO FAQS About Coronavirus And Pregnant Women Information from The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists for pregnant women and new mums. Guidance on social distancing for all vulnerable people including pregnant women Guidance for individuals and households with possible coronavirus infection Coronavirus Safety Tips For Pregnant Women Please maintain social distancing.Wash your hands regularly.Maintain proper hygiene.Use mask and gloves when going out.If you sneeze or cough, use your shoulder than hands.Make a habit to use all knobs/gates etc with your less dominant hand.Avoid unnecessary travels.Keep yourself quarantined at home.You need to go for all your antenatal appointments.If you are not feeling well speak to your healthcare provider.Stay hydrated.Follow a healthy routine while at home.Eat well, do not skip meals.Try meditation / Yoga, however, you need to speak to your healthcare provider before you start it.The walk is the best exercise. As you are unable […]