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“I’m Pregnant! Help! What do I do now?”
 

First thing is KEEP CALM!

This is the most natural thing in the world and you have time to prepare. You are about to embark on the journey of a lifetime, so make sure you enjoy the ride!

Here is a list of practical things to start with

  1. See your GP/medical health practitioner and register that you are pregnant and they will give you all the details and information about the process and choices in your area.
  2. Look up and learn how to do PELVIC FLOOR EXERCISES - the earlier you start doing these, the better and more effective they will be. You will learn on my course the huge important role these exercises play and it is imperative that you do them about 100 times a day.
  3. Start to read all the latest pregnancy magazines and manuals and start to collect as much useful information as you can regarding the choices you can make. Look up natural and holistic as well as medical information. You don’t have to make any choices right now, but it is a good idea from the start to be aware of your options and to be fully informed about them all and all the pros and cons.
  4. Start to become conscious of your pregnancy.

a) Nutrition

Start to look at your diet and identify the foods that work for you. Try to go for foods that are easy to digest, organic and wholesome such as dairy, fruit, veg, leaves, sweet potatoes, ginger, brown rice, pulses, oily fish, cooked eggs, some lean meat etc and cut out foods that can make you ill more easily like shellfish, uncooked and undercooked meat, fish and eggs, unpasteurised soft cheese such as Brie and Camembert, all pate and liver products, alcohol, processed and junk food. Limit caffeine and stop smoking if you do and avoid smoky environments. Eat small meals and more often and eat your food slowly, chewing your food much more than usual.

b) Products

Make sure what you put on and inside your body is suitable for pregnant women. Try to use natural and organic products where possible and avoid harmful chemicals

c) Lifestyle

Be kind to yourself and only do the things you want to and that make you happy. Try to only be around people who are positive and who lift you. Try to be aware of all your thoughts, feelings and actions and try to keep them as happy and positive as possible.

d) Exercise

As long as your medical health practitioner is happy for you to, just keep doing what you normally do within reason but avoid all heavy abdominal exercises. Walking, swimming and gentle yoga and stretching classes are good to do at this stage.

 

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Before  coming to pregnancy yoga classes or doing any physical activity, please seek the advice and permission of your general health practitioner, midwife or consultant and always keep me informed of any health conditions that I should be aware of. Thank you.

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