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WHAT TO EXPECT DURING PREGNANCY

During the first weeks of pregnancy you may find yourself dealing with a lot of concerns. They may include:

  • Am I going to miscarry? Miscarriages are most common in the first trimester. Approximately 1/5 of pregnancies. Should you have any bleeding or any other reason to be worried, it is advisable to consult your doctor, whereby he/she may do an ultrasound.
  • Weight gain. Women that experience nausea during their first trimester may find themselves eating a lot more. Try and eat healthy snacks during the day rather than fatty foods.
  • Dizziness. This is usually due to your blood-sugar levels that may vary as your body begins to change. Bananas are a good choice as they are rich in vitamin B6 and assist in prevent your blood-sugar levels from dropping.

Helpful tips to get you through these stages:

  • Take breaks and put your feet up several times throughout the day.
  • Try to minimise stress at work.

 

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