Women Share 11 Things That Made a Big Difference During Pregnancy

One woman said, "Strengthen your shoulders, back, and pelvic floor. You will be paid back for it 10 fold." 

Strengthen Your Shoulders, Back, and Pelvic Floor

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Palm Tree

Taking Folic Acid

Another said, "Taking folic acid ideally 3 months before conceiving to up your stores of it."

Compression Socks

Compression socks can be a lifesaver for pregnant women who experience fatigue and swelling in their legs. 

Eating Nutrient-Dense Meals

Eating nutrient-dense meals high in protein can help ensure you're getting the nutrients you need during pregnancy. 

Discussing Big Topics

"Start discussing big topics like how you’ll go about sleep, feeding, school and anything else important to you," one woman said. 

Hiring a Doula

Consider hiring a doula to provide evidence-based support and answer any questions you may have during pregnancy. 

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