What is it about birth shows that make pregnant women love to watch them? Like other reality shows, they depict only part of the reality. These glimpses of actual births are carefully edited to create exciting scenes that draw in viewers. Pregnant women, beware!
“The knowledge of how to give birth without outside interventions lies deep within each woman. Successful childbirth depends on the acceptance of the process.”
– Suzanne Arms
Healthy Tip: Tension Release
Spend some time each day practicing a relaxation technique that will help you naturally handle tension.
Focusing on your thoughts and daydreaming about motherhood can be a great way to slow down and relax. Even if you don’t think of yourself as a writer, journaling can help make your feelings, thoughts and concerns clearer to you
For some women, weight gain during the second trimester is not so fun. The second trimester can be seen as an awkward ‘in between’ stage, when you have noticeably gained weight but may not look obviously pregnant just yet.