Self Care During Pregnancy

  • Take prenatal vitamins with a meal
  • Eat a healthy balanced diet
  • Stay hydrated - drink plenty of water
  • Do not try to lose weight during your pregnancy
  • Get plenty of calcium through foods such as milk, cheese, yogurt, and fortified juices
  • Get plenty of iron - meat is a good source of this (see your doctor for other choices if you are a vegetarian)
  • Avoid alcohol
  • Try to quit smoking
  • Get plenty of rest - naps can help
  • Do not take any medications unless otherwise directed by your doctor
  • To help manage nausea, eat small  meals, keeping something in your stomach at all times. Make sure to stay hydrated. Nausea usually subsides after the first trimester.
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