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In the final weeks of planning, you may be excited and confused on the preparations before going for delivery. It is the most exciting phase of your life when you are packing your hospital bag. Enjoy these moments with your partner, pack your bag together. Here are a few things you will need for your labor and birth to avoid any discomfort at the last stage. Some essentials to be included in your labor bag are: For Mom-To-Be: Hospital registration card, health insurance card, you healthcare information and other important paper works if any. Slippers / Socks Loose fitting and comfortable clothes Nursing Bras and Breast pads Maternity Wears Toiletries, such as toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, shampoo etc. Towels Music player if you are interested in music Camera to capture your baby’s first moments Books for reading Phone with charger in case you are planning to stay alone Clothes when you leave hospital and get home with your baby. Keep loose fitting clothes as it takes time to come back to your actual fitting. For Your Baby: Clothes , Socks and Cap Baby Wipes Diaper Sweater Blanket Towel Outfits when going to home You may double check the list before leaving […]
Most of the women experience backache during pregnancy. The intensity of the pain varies from woman to woman. During pregnancy your body releases a hormone relaxin, which makes the ligaments in your body softer. This can put strain on the joints of your lower back and pelvis which may cause back pain. In addition to this, the extra weight that you gained during pregnancy, poor posture etc. cause strain on your joints that will lead to back pain. How do I prevent backache in pregnancy? There are many methods to reduce back pain. You should consult your midwife or doctor so they can suggest you some ways to control back ache. Some ways to reduce back pain include: Maintain a good posture while sitting, standing and in your day to day activities Avoid Heavy Weight Lifting. Try safe lifting techniques like bending your knees by keeping your back straight. In case you need to lift weight, try balancing it on both sides. Use flat heel shoes. High heels during pregnancy is not advisable. Avoid twisting your body Don’t bend too much while cleaning or doing other jobs. Try comfortable sleeping posture in a firm mattress. Have regular exercises – some […]
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.