Preparing For Birth; Daily Tips To Help You Get Ready.


Who's preparing for birth? See how daily habits can help you get your mind and body ready for the big moment.

Hydrate :

you may hear this one quite a bit, but you really know why you need to drink more water during pregnancy? Well for starters, water is responsible for carrying oxygen and nutrients to our cells, tissue and organs. Hydrating helps baby developmental needs. But water also helps preserve adequate levels of amniotic fluid- which serves as a number of purpose including cushioning baby and maintaining constant temperature.

Stretching :

did you know you could help get baby in position for birth by daily stretching?? Yes, even stretches that take just a few minutes in your daily routine can encourage optimal position where the baby is head down with back and bottom to Mom's left and feet to Mom's right.

Meditation :

birth is more than just a physical experience- there's actually a mental component to the process. Your mental state and will power will be needed to guide you through contraction and all the painful parts of the birthing process. With the right mindset you can over come many challenges.

Exercise :

similar to your daily stretches, gentle exercises throughout your pregnancy is one of the best things you can do for an easier labour and delivery. It can bring shorter labour and delivery, Lower pregnancy complications and lesson the risk for postpartum depression.

Special foods :

this one may be a bit surprising but according to a recent study.. dates and raspberry leaf tea can actually help induce labour naturally, helping you avoid pitocin and contribute to a shorter early labour.

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