How To Prepare Your Body For Pregnancy?

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Are you a woman who has been yearning to have a child for a while now? Are you and your partner finally ready to start a family?

Well, you may have heard of the popular saying about getting pregnant, "the bun in the oven". It refers to the womb being the oven and the baby being the bun.

So, even in the literal sense, the bun can be made only if the oven is well-heated, right?

Similarly, only if a woman's body is healthy and fully prepared to bear a child, she can have a healthy pregnancy!

The health of a woman is extremely crucial, especially when it comes to pregnancy, as from the moment a woman conceives till the time she gives birth, her body has to be able to support another living being!

Even for a woman to get pregnant with ease, her body needs to be healthy.

Lately, the infertility rate in women has increased due to the unhealthy lifestyles that they usually are leading.

So, if you want to know how to prepare your body for a healthy pregnancy, have a look below.

1. Follow A Healthy Diet

Unhealthy foods that contain a lot of fat, sugar, etc, can increase the chances of infertility, so try to eat nutritious, chemical-free organic food as much as possible.

2. Cleanse Your Colon

Ensure that your intestines are clean and healthy, when you are trying for a baby, and make sure that you consume probiotic foods, veggies and fruits mostly!

3. Load Up On Folic Acid

You can start taking folic acid supplements, after talking to your doctor, even before conceiving, as it helps promote a healthy pregnancy.

4. Practice Yoga

Certain yoga poses like double-pigeon, butterfly, hip circulation, etc, increase the blood flow to the reproductive organs, thereby increasing your fertility rate.

5. De-Stress Yourself

Stress can be one of the main causes for infertility and even miscarriages, so try to stay calm, practice meditation and also think positively always!

6. Try Acupuncture

You can visit a professional to get the regular acupuncture treatments to help increase your chances of conceiving and also to improve your overall health.

7. Indulge In Sex

Sex is fun and it also stimulates certain hormones in your body that aid fertility, not to forget, having sex is the first step for conception!

Read more about: pregnancy, diet, fitness, yoga
Story first published: Friday, July 22, 2016, 13:30 [IST]
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