“In giving birth to our babies, we may find that we give birth to new possibilities within ourselves.”
–Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn
Being a pregnant is a task in itself, with the stress of planning accompanied with pain, and don’t forget your hormones are going crazy. Mom’s to be have to deal with a lot in this vital time. Sometimes we forget to allow ourselves time to relax, destress, and focus on the life we caring inside us. Having a positive attitude has been linked to healthy baby development. Because when the mom is stressed so is the baby. The baby can feel every emotion you are going through whether you know it or not. Having a understanding of how to manage your health and mindset during pregnancy is important. Having a positive attitude during pregnancy can also have an impact on your future interactions with your child.
As a mom think of it as bonding. The time you spend unwinding at night or not taking on a heavy load during your last trimester is important. Being motivated about the new life you will be bringing into the world should be your focus. Positive affirmations in the mornings, daily quotes, or inspirational vlogs are useful. Also try reading up on parenting because you can never learn enough on how to become the perfect parent. Oh and congratulations on your pregnancy glow on!