You have decided that it is now the right time to get pregnant. Whether you are single, married, or partnered only you can decide when you are ready.
Listed below are the do’s and don’ts to becoming pregnant.
Do your homework to decide if parenting is right for you. Parenting is a lifelong commitment. Be prepared that you will need to give up some of your freedom. Talking with others who are currently parents will help you prepare for this special event.
Don’t stop you’re exercising. Scale down you’re exercising as you get bigger. Exercising can help you with your menstrual cycle.
Do Look for a prenatal care provider before your pregnancy.
Illnesses and medical conditions can affect pregnancy. Make sure that you talk with your family doctor about your planned pregnancy so that you are prepared for the challenges you may face. As well make sure that your doctor can refer you to a prenatal care provider.
Do research strategies to help you conceive your planned boy or girl. If you are planning to have a girl. There are fun and wacky ways to conceive a baby girl. This maybe your second child or there is a particular gender that you have always dreamed your first child will be. There are techniques that aid in conceiving a child that is your desired sex.
Don’t rely on your period to tell whether you are pregnant are not. Make sure that you take a pregnancy test. As well make sure that you are taking the pregnancy test at the right time.
Do learn more about your menstrual cycle. For example a woman’s cycle begins on the first day that she has bright red blood and is not spotting.
Do stay positive. US researchers have found that women who stay positive throughout their pregnancy sleep better, stay slimmer, have easier labours and give birth to stronger babies.
If you don’t get pregnant at once do not worry. If is common for a woman to become pregnant after several months of trying.