Before you decide to get pregnant, it is an excellent idea to prepare yourself for pregnancy. If you are looking for health tips to prepare for pregnancy, this article is for you. How can you prepare? What is your best plan for a healthy and successful pregnancy?
Preparing a year or two in advance for both men and women is a good place to start. It is important to identify strengths and weaknesses in your health. You may be feeling pretty good health, but unless you are a parent and want to become one, you have no idea what to expect. Several months or even years of sleepless nights are just the tip of the iceberg. It’s best to be prepared. A healthcare provider with experience can make the best plans to support your health. A Obstetrics/Gyn (Obstetrician Gynecologist) is a good place to start, especially for women’s health. Additionally, an acupuncturist who is also trained in herbal medicine and has experience with fertility can be very supportive, especially in the early stages prior to conception where conventional medicine fails.
You are making very important plans to bring a new life into the world. Pregnancy is a major health challenge for the mother, so it’s best to be preventive rather than reactionary. I often get cases of infertility that conventional medicine cannot explain, but under a diagnosis of traditional Chinese medicine and the therapeutic practice of acupuncture, many imbalances can be identified and treated. Success always depends on how deep the imbalance is and how early action can be taken.
Planning ahead means turning to a healthcare practitioner who knows how to optimize health and support fertility at all stages of care – pre-conception and Before- and postnatal meaning before birth through pregnancy and after your child is born.
After the birth of your child, the support of mother and baby continues, especially by supporting the mother’s health through breastfeeding. Let’s not forget dad. Optimizing health before conception also ensures healthy sperm and maximizes father health. Supporting the mother during pregnancy and subsequent family formation is another important piece of the complex health puzzle.
Everything new represents additional burdens that can challenge health and must be supported. Sleepless nights will be plentiful in the years to come, and a healthy body fares better through pregnancy and parenthood than a body that is already ailing before conception. It’s important to make sure your diet is optimized for your health to ensure you’re getting the right nutrition. What is commonly considered proper nutrition is not necessarily what you need to support your health concerns. Consider diet and nutritional counseling to uncover imbalances. Embark on the natural journey to optimal health. It just makes sense.
Here are 3 pre-conception exercise tips for both men and women.
- Treat untreated health problems – All health problems that are not treated or not treated must be investigated, such as: B. Anxiety, depression, poor digestion, migraines, diabetes, high blood pressure, insomnia, low energy and more. Learn how your current health issues can affect pregnancy. Consider a consultation and assessment. Talk to a doctor. See if you can optimize your health ahead of time instead of going into conception blindly.
- optimize sleep – If you have poor sleeping habits, this is an area that has become very important to your health over the years and needs to be addressed. Your body repairs, rejuvenates, and restores itself while you sleep. Make your bedroom a dark, quiet place of rest and relaxation. Avoid watching TV in bed. Maintain a regular sleep schedule when you go to bed and wake up at the same time. Get 8 to 10 hours of sleep a night – your body will tell you if you need more or less. If you wake up tired or tend to have low energy patterns, it’s important to improve your sleep. If you’re struggling with sleep issues, acupuncture and a diet or supplement counseling is definitely a natural therapy to consider.
- optimize nutrition – There is a “general healthy diet” that everyone can follow and there are specific diets for individuals to maintain and restore health balance. Diet counseling can help you with this. Generally sugar and carbohydrates are a major problem in our society that leads to weight gain. sugar and carbohydrates those that break down into sugar in excess can throw the endocrine system, which is responsible for hormone production, out of balance. The endocrine system includes the following glands: pituitary, pineal, thyroid, thymus, pancreas, testes, and ovaries. This system can be a major source of health problems when out of balance and not properly supported. In addition, there is a need to ensure you are making healthy fat choices. Fat is an essential nutrient and a precursor to hormone production. Bad fats are hydrogenated oils, trans fats, and fats that have gone rancid—think of the good fats in nuts, but leave them sitting around too long and they can go rancid. For example, think of oils that have been overcooked by deep frying. The high heat destroys the fat and is now considered bad fat. Another bad choice would be processed and denatured foods. I wouldn’t call these foods real foods. Real food good bad pretty fast. Processed foods can sit on themselves for long periods of time because they’re loaded with chemicals and preservatives — not good.
Imbalances and poor practices in the basics of diet, sleep, exercise, and stress management can create all sorts of signs and symptoms and leave you with many health problems. I call this symptom hunting. You end up chasing treatments for signs and symptoms with no good results because the basics aren’t conducive to your health and are just messed up. Maintaining good health by maximizing healthy practices in the fundamentals of nutrition, sleep, exercise, and stress management helps you focus on your true health needs to achieve optimal health naturally.
Remember, what you learn now for good health and well-being practices, you will pass on to your children.
So, before you decide to have kids, make the best possible plan for mom and dad. Consider contacting a holistic health professional to assess your health. You will be amazed to discover all natural ways to optimize your health for your best pregnancy ever. The only side benefit is getting healthier along the way.
Thanks to Christopher Carlow