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PREGNANCY TIPS

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Indulge yourself. Once the baby comes you will have even fewer moments to yourself. Treat yourself to a lunchtime manicure, spoil yourself.

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

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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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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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Wear your seat belt. Always use both your lap and shoulder belts. Ensure the straps go above and below your bump, not across it.

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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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Talk with your doctor about any unusual discharge.

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Do not exceed the recommended daily dosage of prenatal supplements in an effort to reduce the amount of food you need to eat.

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Ensure that your vaccinations are current, including those for chickenpox, rubella, measles and even the flu.

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