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Planning yourself for motherhood!
Preparing to have a baby is not something that should be done in an impulsive manner as pregnancy and delivery are life changing events. With this in mind health care providers now believe that healthy women should attend a pre-conception clinic to prepare for a new pregnancy.
Note: In certain categories of women, the attendance of a preconception clinic is mandatory and not optional!
Every venture worth its while, require planning. Pregnancy and birthing is probably one of the most special moments in a family and as such require dedicated planning.
You will need to have an effective birth plan.
Watch the stages of labor and a baby being born. Credit babycenter.com
Pregnancy is the time when a woman experiences the most joy and trepidation all rolled into one. While you would tread the road ahead cautiously and act meticulously on all the advice given to you, even with the best of knowledge and your honest efforts, you could make mistakes — albeit unknowingly.
Note: But worry not, here we tell you about those common mistakes and give you tips on damage control if you have already taken a few missteps!
The general statement that pregnancy means “eating for two” though superfluous and sweeping is however worth paying some attention to. For some women, they go to the extreme of eating for two and may be for four! And consume all sorts of things with a keen sense of unbridled appetite, eating without control.
Note: What you should eat is a balance diet with carbohydrates, protein, vitamins and minerals are all necessary