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PREGNANCY TIPS

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Avoid eating raw or undercooked meat. Certain food borne illnesses, are often present in undercooked and raw meat.

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Regular exercise will help you control your weight, improve circulation, boost your mood, and help you sleep better.

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Do not take any medications, even over the counter medications, unless you have discussed them with your health care provider.

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Keep a diary or blog of your pregnancy; reflect on your thoughts and feelings. It makes the period easier.

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If you eat fast food regularly, aim to cut down your consumption to once or twice a week at the most.

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Count the kicks. You should feel the baby kick at least 10 times a day. Monitor these movements, as a lack of kicking could indicate a problem.

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Talk to your doctor before making any travel decisions. Ask if any health conditions you might have makes travel during pregnancy unsafe.

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Cut back on caffeine. A study showed that women who consumed more than 200mg caffeine doubled their risk of miscarriage.

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For back pain during pregnancy, sit in chairs that have back support. The more posture you have the better your back will feel.

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Do kegel exercises. Frequent urination is normal during pregnancy, but doing these preventative exercises can help avoid incontinence post baby.