Breastfeeding is the best nutrition for healthy growth and development of babies. Good maternal nutrition helps sustain an adequate supply and quality of breast milk. Unnecessary introduction of bottle-feeding, partially or fully, or of other complementary foods and drinks may have a negative impact on breastfeeding, which may be irreversible. Consult your doctor and consider the social and financial implications before deciding to use breast milk substitutes or if you have difficulty breastfeeding. Follow usage, preparation and storage instructions of breast milk substitutes or of other complementary foods and drinks carefully as improper or unnecessary use may pose a health hazard.
Apart from physical fitness, the relaxing exercise is also good for emotional and mental control. According to Molly Kimbal, a dietrician at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation, walking helps pregnant women relax thanks to the release of endorphins. Just be sure not to overexert yourself!
When you walk in the morning, you can listen to birds' chirping and actually stop to smell the roses – or any flowers, for that matter! Ask your husband to keep you company, as this provides you time together, not just to appreciate each other, but also to have conversations about your future bundle of joy.
You can also walk around the park in the evening and admire the stars in the sky. What would be fun is if you ask your husband to snap a photo of the silhouette of your body with the park as the background. This will be yet another momento of your wonderful pregnancy experience!
And, of course, snap lots of photos of your walk! You'll want to treasure every moment of this pregnancy!