Truth be told; during and after pregnancy can be one of the most trying moment for any mother both emotional and physically. It is at this pointing time that you feel stressed up and practically difficult to separate how you really feel from how you think you should be feeling. Thankfully, there is something that can be done about it, and as a mother, here are tips for emotional health & wellness during and after pregnancy.
Accept your new condition
It is normal for pregnant mothers to feel upset about their new being. However, during and after pregnancy, self-deprecating remarks, as well as, thoughts will shroud your mind with negativity and subsequently lead to increased levels of stress. Seek out and embrace your new being and condition and stop measuring your own worth by comparing yourself with the people around you. However, if you want to be alone during this time, you can create some sort of boundaries and discuss with your husband and family members who you want to be with you during and after the birth.
Get enough rest
During and after pregnancy, enough rest is key, and mother have over and over been advised that, for them to have good mental and emotional health, it is important they take care of their bodies and that includes getting enough sleep and rest. It does not even stop there, identify what makes you happy and make use of them. It cannot get better than that.
Spend time with other mothers
By just spending time with other pregnant mothers, when it comes good emotional health, the amount of benefits you can net are mind blowing. That experience and feeling with other mothers will not only help you feel less alone in what you are going through, but also help you build a great community for your new life as a mother. However, during those sweet moments with other mothers, speak with one another about your fears or worries based and your ability to be the kind of mother you want to be.
Solidify your relationship with your husbands
If for months you have not been in good terms with your husband because of reasons best known to you, during and after pregnancy is now the right time to solidify your relationship and try as much as possible to close to one another. Talk about your dreams as a family and also talk about ways you are going to support each other during stressful times.
Take your time and exercise little bit; if it is something you can do, go to the gym as they are a number of great exercises for pregnant mothers. Exercise is one of the most powerful antidotes to stress, depression and anxiety. To get the most mental health benefits aim for at least 30 minutes or even each day.
Bring in support
During pregnancy, you family members and friends are the kind of people you really need especially if you are a first time mother. The kind of support you can get for them is far reaching and you should not lock them out.Read More