When you know you are pregnant you should take special care to protect your health and that of your baby. After having fought so hard to have your baby, it is important that you go to medical check-ups to make sure everything is okay and resolve any doubts that may arise.
Gynaecologists-obstetricians can orient you better, according to the type of pregnancy you present and your state of health; but in a general way the aspects that you should take care of in your daily life are:
Avoid dieting or eating little, during the development of your baby you should consume more calories than normal, but these should be nutritious foods.
The doctor can recommend prenatal vitamins during the supervision of the pregnancy, to be sure that both you and your baby are feeding properly; it is important to emphasize that these are only supplements that complement the diet.
It is advisable to perform two and a half hours of aerobic activity per week. Some of the benefits that are achieved are to reduce the problems of back pain and swollen legs,
The low-impact activities you can do to improve strength, flexibility and relaxation are:
During pregnancy it is normal that you feel more tired than usual, so you should sleep at your hours and try to rest as comfortable as possible.
As your baby grows it is more difficult to find a position that allows you to sleep well, so you can ask your doctor what are the recommended positions to rest better. You can use cushions between the legs or under the back to be more comfortable.