You are now approaching your second trimester and to do list for this trimester is given below:
Healthy Diet & Exercise: Although your baby is almost formed completely, her organs and structures are still developing. Hence, it is essential to stick to the healthy diet and exercising plan. Adopting a healthy lifestyle is not only good for your health but for your baby as well.
Parental Tests: During the second trimester, you may be asked to have a number of prenatal tests by your healthcare provider in order to see whether everything is going smoothly and without any complications. Based on the tests, you may be advised to bring some changes to your diet or your lifestyle.
Buy New Clothes: During the second trimester, you may even notice that your clothes are no more fit on you and are getting tight. It is the time to spend some bucks on maternity clothing. You have a number of different options and styles to choose from. Take your time to choose what is best as well as comfortable for you. Also, remember that your body is growing in size and it will grow to some extent by the end of last few month, so keep this factor in mind and purchase the maternity clothing accordingly that will remain useful till the end.
Join Childbirth Centers: It is perhaps a good time to join some classes at childbirth centers. These classes are extremely helpful in understanding different aspects of pregnancy. Through these classes, you will be able to understand the complications of pregnancy and how to deal with them. Research for such centers in your locality and select the best for you. These centers are not meant to force you to follow their policy rather the purpose is to provide as much information to you regarding pregnancy, risks involved, side effects and so on.
Welcome Your Baby: Another possible thing that you can think about during this phase of pregnancy is how to welcome your baby. You need to prepare her room and think about all the necessary furniture, toys and equipment required. You have to be very precise and limited in your choice as your baby will grew really fast and soon will outgrow all those items. If this is not your first child, then you must have a good collection of items already. Just go through them and see what is missing in them. Always keep your budget before you before planning these things. Also, consider your lifestyle, flow of your home and travelling habits before planning to spend on the equipment for your baby’s room.