There are a lot of things to enjoy about pregnancy, but it can be a difficult time in your life too! While a lot of people talk about that ‘pregnancy glow’, the truth is that many women feel uncomfortable and bloated during those 9 months.
It’s important to take care of yourself during pregnancy, and that includes pampering yourself too. You might be pregnant, but you’re still you, and you deserve to look and feel your best.
Take a look at the following pointers to help you feel fabulous during your pregnancy.
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Wear clothes to help you feel good
It’s an inevitable fact of pregnancy that you’re going to get bigger as your baby bump grows, which means many of your clothes won’t fit you as they did. But that doesn’t mean you can’t wear clothes that make you look good and feel great. Treat yourself to a few new items but don’t go overboard – you’ll be surprised at what you can do with your existing dresses, skirts, etc.
Remember to pamper yourself
A bit of me-time is important, you’re going through a lot right now, so make sure you pamper yourself now and then. A long bath, a trip to the salon or a visit to the spa can work wonders, helping you feel relaxed and more like yourself. Take a look at what spa treatments are suitable during pregnancy and book yourself a bit of pamper time.
One good tip is to make appointments throughout your pregnancy, you’ll be more likely to keep them and will ensure that you’re making some time for yourself outside of doctor’s appointments and pregnancy classes.
Arrange a pregnancy photoshoot
A pregnancy photoshoot is the ideal way to celebrate your pregnancy and give you great memories of this special time. You can enjoy glow portrait photography of you and your bump, helping you feel extra beautiful and special. A pregnancy photoshoot can help you feel more confident with your pregnancy body, and you could follow it up with a family photoshoot once your new arrival is here.
It’s important to stay active during pregnancy. Moving around and getting out and about will help keep you fit, but it will make you feel good too. Exercise can keep you strong and flexible, and if you used to work out a lot before pregnancy, your doctor may advise you to keep it up. There are safe exercises you can do during pregnancy including pregnancy yoga, and walking is a great way to help you get fresh air and work up a sweat from time to time. The endorphins you get from exercise will boost your mood, and help you glow too.
Pregnancy signals a big change in your life, but you can find ways to enjoy early pregnancy and beyond. Make sure you practice self-care and show yourself from love. It’s the little things that can make you feel great during pregnancy, so be sure to make time for you and all of the things you enjoy.