First Trimester Pregnancy Tips

UMMATIMES - Getting pregnant is an immeasurable gift from the Almighty. The picture of a cute baby will soon materialize, as if a family is complete with the presence of a baby. However, it is not just a reflection of happiness, having a healthy pregnancy is something that pregnant women need to pay attention to and do. Pregnancy requires vigilance and care to avoid things that are not desirable. Therefore we need tips to keep the pregnancy that is currently being carried out healthy. Here are tips that can be done by pregnant women during the first trimester of pregnancy

  • Find as much information as you can about how to have a healthy pregnancy through books, news media, television, the internet, etc.
  • Start and immediately get used to wearing loose clothes, even though the stomach does not look enlarged.
  • In the first trimester, pregnant women often experience nausea and vomiting, one of which can cause dehydration, therefore, increase pregnant women to drink water or fruit juice outside of their meal schedule.
  • Eat foods that are easy to digest such as rice, corn, potatoes, sweet potatoes, etc.
  • Avoid foods that are high in fat or oily, such as dishes with coconut milk, fried foods or fatty meats.
  • Avoid various kinds of pungent or unwanted odors, this is to prevent pregnant women from feeling nauseous and vomiting.
  • Get in the habit of brushing your teeth after pregnant women eat or after experiencing vomiting.
  • To avoid nausea and other dizziness, try slowly when pregnant women want to wake up from sleep or lie down, don't do it all at once and spontaneously
  • It's good for pregnant women to eat small portions but often, this is also to prevent pregnant women from experiencing nausea and vomiting
  • Always provide drinks and snacks that contain low salt levels near the bedroom, this is done so that after eating these foods, pregnant women avoid feeling nauseous and vomiting when they are about to move. Small meals that can be served include biscuits, whole wheat bread, or fruit.
  • Join or find friends who are also experiencing pregnancy, or join communities of pregnant women, so they can share thoughts and experiences with each other.
  • Have a snack in the morning before getting out of bed.
  • Drink warm milk if pregnant women experience insomnia or difficulty sleeping.
  • If pregnant women experience constipation, drink at least 12 glasses of water a day.
  • If a pregnant woman feels pain in the lower abdomen and shows blood spots, especially after a gestation of> 4 weeks, contact the doctor immediately.