The fact that your awareness about your getting pregnant is a blessing to you, you must not be ignorant of the nine months that you will follow. The reason is that all through the nine months which is referred to as gestational period, you will encounter series of physical changes and emotional mood swings. The body of a pregnant woman undergoes series of changes during the phase of pregnancy and part of the challenges include pains and aches. To say one can absolutely do away with the physical comforts could be deceptive. Meanwhile, by applying certain and simple ways, definitely you can alleviate the pains, aches and other discomforts of pregnancy.
The question is HOW?
Below are some simple ways to follow:
1. Make Insignificant Of The Abdominal Pain
If you want to alleviate those difficult cramps and pains that used to occur in the stretched ligaments of the abdomen and muscles, you can take advantage of a warm shower. Additionally, daily routine of exercise that is recommended for pregnant women will as well energize and at the same time tone the muscles of your abdomen. By so doing, your muscles and abdomen will be less prone to pains and aches. In all situations, you must fend off any form of exercise that will involve being on your back. If at all you will do such, make sure you do not stretch your back more than few minutes as soon as you are above three months old in pregnancy. The reason is that it has the possibility of minimizing the flow of blood to the uterus.
2. Harness Morning Sickness Vigorously
A common symptom of pregnancy is morning sickness most especially when you are in your first trimester. At this phase, a woman can feel nauseating at any time of the day thereby leading to mild body aches and headaches. But the best way to manage this condition is to eat small foods frequently and avoid eating much per time. Make sure that your diet is rich in complex carbohydrates, low fatty foods and sweets and as well as rich protein. Also, ensure that you drink plenty water, eat ample quantity of fruits and vegetables.
Do not lean on your own knowledge but consult your physician and gynecologist. They are in the best position to examine you and recommend suitable vitamin B6 for you. Also, cast down your level of anxiety and stress to avoid boosting your tension due to the hormonal fluctuations that occur at pregnancy.
3. Ease Your Breast Irritability
During pregnancy, the tenderness of the breast becomes more sensitive. The best solution is to put on inner-wear that provide sizable support. You can as well line your inner wear with nursing pad anytime you experience breast milk discharge.
4. Care For Your Backache
It is recommended that you keep your weight under control as you do daily routine exercise and eat balance diet. Do not just take any pain reliever unless the pain is severe and drug is required as the only solution. There are different exercises that will enhance the reduction of your backache to the barest minimal. Such include an elastic sling, wearing pregnancy girdle that will offer you suitable abdomen support. Also, you can put on shoe inserts specially made for pregnant women. Also, make sure you avoid wearing high heel shoes. Backache becomes worst when standing for a long period of time. Hence, avoid standing for long rather sit straight and make sure you sleep very tight on firm mattress. However, if pain continues, lie down on any of your side and place a pillow in-between your two legs for much relieve. Finally, make sure you are very careful when lifting children or any heavy weights.
5. Chair Massage
Getting a chair massage is another great option. Sit on a chair and rest your back straight. Try as much as you can to lean forward on the back of the chair and let your head relax on your crossed arm. Guide the person offering you massage to make strokes long, outward, upward and sideways from the lower part of your back. Be very careful not to rest on your spine.
With the steps and tips above, your mild pregnancy pains and aches will be managed to avoid any prolonged discomfort.