Self-care ideas for pregnant moms

Self-care ideas for pregnant moms

Francisco Guzman, LMSW, Case worker at LBU Community Clinic

 

Some self-care ideas for pregnant moms include:

  1. Engaging in regular physical activity, such as walking, swimming, or prenatal yoga.
  2. Eating a healthy and well-balanced diet to ensure that both the mother and the baby are getting the proper nutrition.
  3. Getting plenty of rest and sleep, as fatigue can be a common issue during pregnancy.
  4. Practicing stress management techniques such as deep breathing, meditation, or massage.
  5. Taking time for oneself to relax and unwind, whether it be through reading, listening to music, or taking a warm bath.
  6. Connecting with other pregnant women or new moms to share experiences and offer support.
  7. Planning ahead and delegating some tasks to others when possible and asking for help when needed.
  8. Scheduling and going to prenatal care appointments, following the guidelines provided by healthcare professional
  9. Taking prenatal vitamin supplement as recommended by healthcare professional
  10. Finding ways to stay active in daily life, whether it’s taking a walk in the park or stretching before bed.

It’s important to note that all self-care ideas are not one-size-fits-all, and that pregnant women should consult with their healthcare provider before starting any new exercise or self-care regimen.

If you feel one of your partner may be struggling with thoughts or feelings, please make an appointment at LBU by calling (214) 540-0300.

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