Complete List of First Time Pregnancy Advice That You Need To Know as a First Time Mom

At the beginning of your first pregnancy, there are many changes to your body that you will experience for the first time.

What should I expect in my first pregnancy?

According to Mayo Clinic, some of the body changes you may feel include: – Tender, swollen breasts – Nausea (with or without vomiting) – Increased urination – Fatigue – Food cravings/aversions – Heartburn – Constipation

First trimester (what is it and how long)

When are you due?

The first trimester is characterized as the first 12 weeks of your pregnancy, beginning on the first day of your last period.

The gestation period of a baby is about 40 weeks, counted from the first day of your last period. So, if you want to calculate when your baby is due, add 40 weeks to the first day of your last period.

How to stay healthy

Staying healthy will allow you to recover faster postpartum, and will also give you the stamina you need to be able to get through the sometime long, and intense labour.

Keep a regular exercising regime

Swap the junk food for fruits and vegetables

Meditation and positive affirmations

Advice to help you thrive

Start your pregnancy off right with a prenatal vitamin, and remember that it’s recommended that the mother take prenatal vitamins before conceiving and even up until after birth, as long as she’s breast feeding.

Take Prenatal Vitamins

Pregnancy Safe Skincare

Don’t Forget Your Makeup

Maternity Dresses

Prenatal Yoga

Comfortable Shoes


Celebrate Every Milestone

Listen to Advice, But Don’t Get Too Hung Up!

What to Expect  in Each Trimester

First trimester

You don’t think your belly is big enough, so you skimp out on maternity wear

Everything irritates you

You have a newfound love for carbs

Second trimester

You forget you’re pregnant sometimes

Your feet have gone up in size

You feel invincible when you get to the second trimester

Everyone’s excited for you, but all you can think about is the upcoming labour

What to Expect  in Each Trimester

Third trimester

Everyone wants to touch your belly

The Pregnancy Waddle

You were excited to feel the first kicks, but by the end of the pregnancy, each kick and movement makes you tired

No one wants you to exert too much effort but everyone is telling you to stay active

First time pregnancy gifts: – Ginger Tea for Morning Sickness – What to Expect When You’re Expecting – book – Pregnancy journal – Bath soak – Belly butter – Pregnancy pillow – Hospital bag

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