Congratulations! But, so many decisions to make already! The choices vary from picking the right provider for your pregnancy care to what vitamin to take. Here are some helpful tips others have suggested on the subject of pregnancy, please read on:
Slather on the sunscreen. Avoid tanning beds. Pregnancy makes your skin more susceptible to things like sunspots as well as sunburns. However, be sure your sunscreen is safe for baby.
When you are going to get any type of testing done, make sure to let the doctor know that you are expecting a child. Many chemicals and processes that you come in contact with while you are pregnant can cause adverse harm to the child or complications with your pregnancy.
If you have a medical condition or a cold, try to use non-medical treatments. Over-the-counter medicine can hurt your fetus. Check out information online from Dr. Mercola and similar websites. Talk to your doctor for even more tips and tricks.
Keep a food diary and make note of everything you eat during the day. Writing down what you put into your body let’s you know that you are getting the proper nutrition while pregnant. Take it with you to appointments with your doctor for review.
It is important for pregnant women to avoid eating certain fish, like shark, swordfish, and tilefish. These fish contain high levels of mercury, which can cause health problems for your baby. There are some seafood that is safe for pregnant women to eat including canned tuna, pollack, salmon, catfish, and shrimp.
Hopefully, the suggestions above will prove helpful to you too! Congratulations on your little one! This must be an exciting time! You are probably quite busy too. Apply the suggestions here that fit your own circumstances. There are so many things to decide. Make well-informed decisions. Take good care of yourself and your baby!