Stress During Pregnancy. It may seem absolutely impossible to feel like you can keep yourself totally happy during your pregnancy. During your pregnancy you will go through tons of different emotions. Its possible to feel scared, happy, excited, or stressed. But, just how does stress affect your unborn baby?
Scientist have proven that acting like a stressed out person can have bad affects on your child. Its really imperative to do your best to keep your stress during pregnancy away as much as possible. Its normal to be bummed out once in a while, but constantly dwelling on bad thoughts for example finances or relationships can have lasting effects on your child.
Researchers have proved that stress during pregnancy will make problems for your child later in life. Stress during pregnancy has also been linked to lower birth weights and also changes your childs behavioral development. Ad those problems onto the other problems that stress during pregnancy has on your childs immune system and you have enough reason to do your best to keep stress out of yours and your babys life.
Now that your child has a lot to lose or gain from the thoughts and feelings that are going through your head, you need to learn how to keep the stress out of your life. And, if youre anything like myself during my pregnancy, than you may have a hard time trying to convince your mind into being stress-free. The secret to success is to find activities that you really enjoy that put you into that tranquil mood and keep doing it. Let me show you my 2 favorite activities that kept away my stress during pregnancy.
1. Exercise. Im sure that the majority of women think Im crazy for saying exercise, but trust me when I say that exercise is the best type of stress relief. I know that when you are tired and in a bad mood, the last thing you want to do is to get movin, but it works and works fast. Exercise can help bring out the endorphins that your body need to give you lots more energy and lift your spirits.
2. Meditation. This is a very good form of stress relief. Proper meditation will put you at ease and let you enjoy the quiet times of pregnancy. The best thing to do is to go to google and look for meditation CDs and make sure you read the reviews and pick out the 1 that interest you.
Well, I hope this really helps you to keep the stress during pregnancy out of your life. Enjoy your stress free pregnant moments!