05 Nov Five Tips for Pregnancy
Are you expecting and having trouble sleeping? If so, try these positions to help you get a good night’s rest!
– Put a pillow between your legs to help alleviate the pressure on your back.
– Raise your feet to help relieve swollen feet and legs.
– Sleeping with a u-shaped pillow – a pregnant mom’s best friend. It helps keep your neck and shoulders in good alignment position.
If you’re pregnant, whole wheat pasta helps sustain energy levels, prevents gestational diabetes and hemorrhoids, fights anemia and benefits your baby’s development.
Are you experiencing trouble sleeping during pregnancy?
Check out this article from our friends at Self Magazine, where they shared tips to follow during pregnancy for better sleep.
We love their tip about keeping active and exercising!
Try out this pregnancy-friendly Pear and Cheese Breakfast Sandwich from our friends at Parents Magazine!
Separate the two sides of a whole wheat English muffin. Place 1/2 of a large pear, sliced, on one half and top with a 1-ounce slice of cheddar cheese. Put both halves under the broiler for 2-3 minutes, or until the top browns and the cheese is melted. Sandwich the two halves together. Serve with the remaining half of the pear spread with 2 teaspoons almond butter.
Pears are not only loaded with heart and immune-healthy vitamins, but they also contain cobalt, which aids iron absorption and enables the kidneys to excrete excess water – reducing swelling during pregnancy.
Do you know what to expect during your first postpartum period?
Check out this article from our friends at Refinery 29, where they shared how pregnancy can affect your period and what changes to expect.