Stress During Pregnancy. You may feel like it is absolutely impossible to feel like you can keep totally happy while you are pregnant. When you first become pregnant you will go through allot of different emotions. You might feel sad, happy, scared and maybe even stressed. But, how does stress affect your child?
Scientist have proven that acting like a stressed out person can possibly have bad affects on your baby. It is very imperative to do your best to keep your stress during pregnancy as low as possible. It is normal to have the blues every now and then, but always thinking about bad thoughts like finances or relationships can have long term effects on your baby.
Research has proven that stress during pregnancy can cause more problems for your child later on in life. Stress during pregnancy has been linked to altering the behavioral development and could lower their birth weight. Tack that onto the other problems that stress during pregnancy can have on your childs immune system and that is reason enough to try your hardest to keep away the stress out of your life.
Since your baby has lots to lose or gain from the thoughts and feelings that are going through your head, just how do you keep your emotions at bay? Well, if you are at all like myself when I was pregnant, you could have a really hard time trying to convince your mind into being stress free. The key is to figure out the things that put you into an awesome mood and keep repeating them. Let me show you my 2 best activities that helped my be stress free.
1. The first is Exercise. Im sure that most of women probably think that Im nuts for saying this, but trust me when I say that exercise is the best type of stress reliever. I personally know from experience that when your stressed out and mopy, the last thing you would think about is to get movin, but it works and works fast. Exercise can help release the endorphins that your body need to give you tons more energy and lift your spirits.
2. The second is Meditation. Meditation is a very good form of relieving stress. Proper meditation will put your mind and soul at ease and let you enjoy the quiet times of being pregnant. One of the best thing you can do is to go online and look for meditation CDs and then glance through the reviews and buy the 1 that fits you best.
Well, I hope this will help you to keep the stress during pregnancy out of your life. Enjoy your stress free pregnant moments!