Health Tips

Health Tips For Planning for Pregnancy

  1. Make a Plan and Take Action
  2. See Your Doctor
  3. Take 400 Micrograms of Folic Acid Every Day
  4. Stop Drinking Alcohol, Smoking, and Using Street Drugs
  5. Avoid Toxic Substances and Environmental Contaminants
  6. Reach and Maintain a Healthy Weight
  7. Get Help for Vilience
  8. Learn Your Family History
  9. Get Mentally Healthy
  10. Have a Healthy Pregnancy!

Health Tips For During Pregnancy

  1. Don’t forget breakfast
  2. Eat foods with fiber
  3. Choose healthy snacks
  4. Take a prenatal vitamin with iron and folic acid every day
  5. Eat up to 12 ounces a week (2 average meals) of fish or shellfish
  6. Stay away from soft cheeses and lunch meat
  7. Limit caffeine and avoid alcohol

Health Tips For Preparation for Delivery

  1. Take childbirth education classes
  2. Avoid hospital beds
  3. Convey your desire of having a normal birth
  4. Choose a health provider who is into normal childbirth
  5. Keep a healthy diet
  6. Exercise regularly
  7. Let the baby choose the due date
  8. Avoid childbirth horror stories
  9. Avoid ultrasound during the last month
  10. Sleep adequately

Health Tips For New Born Babies

  1. Stick with breast milk or formula
  2. Feed your newborn on cue
  3. Consider vitamin D supplements
  4. Expect variations in your newborn’s eating patterns
  5. Trust your instincts — and your newborn’s
  6. Consider each feeding a time to bond with your newborn
  7. Know when to ask for help