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Creating A Smooth Ambiance During Pregnancy Trimesters

Pregnancy is a boon for the woman as it gives her the ability to create and nurture life. Let us understand the developments and changes that take place in the body during different trimesters of pregnancy.

First Trimester Of Pregnancy

The first trimester of pregnancy is important for the fact that the entire attention is towards maintaining the pregnancy. This is a scientific process too and ovary which is also the originating egg for pregnancy secrets the muscle relaxant hormone Progesterone. The purpose is to prevent the womb from contracting and thus preventing any kind of miscarriage.

This might come with a side effect and you might feel some kind of tiredness. The frequency of this tiredness can vary but you will obviously be very tired. You need to rest during this critical juncture as the body is also trying its level best to help the baby grow.

Second Trimester Of Pregnancy

The second trimester is vital as the placenta gets indulged in formation of different pregnancy hormones. It is also a fact worth mentioning that a pregnant woman produces more estrogen in one pregnancy cycle that a non pregnant would not come up with in her entire lifetime.

Basically, this is the activity period and the enzyme production also hints at the same. During this trimester the pregnant woman will be comfortable, relaxed and would want the best for the upcoming child.

This is the time to do all the necessary preparations like procuring all the baby essentials, taking up some babysitting classes and  stocking up your supplies for the first few months of the baby needs.

Third Trimester Of Pregnancy

This is the period when maximum care should be taken. Most of the pre pregnancy complications like Diabetes, Pre mature labour and retarded fetal growth take place during this phase only. This is the time when you should prepare yourself for the thought that the baby could arrive during any time from 37-42 week and there is no definite due date for the same. Mental preparation in this regard will be very helpful for you and will make you strong.

Beyond the 32nd week of pregnancy, rest is very important for the expecting mother and you should follow suit as the body is also trying hard enough to ensure that your baby is hale and hearty.

Kathy Fray
Kathy Fray is a senior Midwife, who's been a best-selling birth/babies/motherhood Author at Penguin-Random for the past 1.5 decades. Managing Director of MothersWise.com resources and services, Kathy is also Founding Director of IIMHCO [Intl Integrative Maternity HealthCare Org] who are the global thought-leaders on holistic perinatal medicine. www.KathyFray.com

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