Ready for baby? The interim time can be miraculous or stressful, and many times will be both at the same time. Use the tips discussed in this article to alleviate that stress. They will help ensure you have a happy, healthy pregnancy.
Sleeping well will be easier if you develop a relaxing bedtime ritual. A consistent evening routine will signal to your body that it is nearly time to sleep, ultimately making it easier to drift off. Ending the evening with a warm bath, time with a book, or a massage from your partner can help as well.
Track cycles if you plan on conceiving. You will be able to find the best time of the month to conceive. You can also make a better guess as to the conception date if you track your cycle. This helps you determine when you’re most likely to go into labor.
Use full-service gas stations while pregnant, or ask your partner or other passenger to fill the tank for you while you wait in the car. The fumes can be dangerous for your fetus. It’s always better to ask someone for help than risk it.
Make sure you’re changing all litter boxes for your cat in the household. The chemicals found in litter and cat feces can be harmful to pregnant women. Have either your spouse or, if you’re single, a friend or family member change your cat litter for you.
Remember that many women take upwards of 12 months to become pregnant. If you have been trying for that long and are not having any success, it is time to go see your doctor. Your doctor is the one best able to determine if you have any medical problems getting in the way of pregnancy.
There’s no limit to learning about your baby, pregnancy and the health of your own body. This article has given you those little tidbits of information that can carry you on your way to a great and healthy pregnancy. Time will go by fast and you’ll become a mother in no time.