For any woman , finding out you are pregnant is one of the most exciting time of your life,knowing that in over nine months a little addition will be made to your family . For some it is panic mode , because of the fear of the unknown. But no need to fret , we at the Audrey Pack have put together a guide to help you through those early days of pregnancy.
The first thing to do is to seek the help of a medical professional , who will give a proper evaluation and help calculate your due date .
The next step you may want to take is to get registered in a hospital , most times it might be confusing to choose from so many hospital options , it is advised that you seek advice or get referrals from a friend or family member on the best hospitals around, they can share their experiences and any misgivings which will in turn keep you better informed and help in narrowing down your options.
The fun part of knowing you are pregnant is breaking the news to your significant other which could be your partner or spouse and possibly family members . Many women have used creative ways to let their loved ones know they are pregnant . A typical example is how American singer, Kelly Rowland shared her pregnancy news to the world with a picture of baby shoes on her Instagram page . You can make it a fun time by thinking of a creative way of breaking the news to family and friends.
Keeping a journal is one of the most interesting ways of keeping track of your pregnancy , you can get an online journal or buy one at a bookstore , this will help you keep accurate record of your pregnancy. You can record the lows and the highs of your pregnancy on the go and it can be fun to read even after your child is born. We have made available a free downloadable pregnancy journal to keep those memories alive for you and your unborn child.
Dealing with morning sickness which is constant nausea and vomiting usually occurring in the mornings and may ease up during the course of the day ,though it may not be experienced throughout pregnancy but in the early stages .it is important to note that there are some severe forms of morning sickness like the one experienced by Kate Middeleton ,The Duchess of Cambridge, who suffered a severe form of morning sickness called Hyperemesis Gravidarum which resulted in her been hospitalized .
Spitting is also one of the many challenges a pregnant woman will face , you are virtually helpless in controlling excessive spit accumulation and the myriad changes your body is going through . While it is unavoidable for many, some go through pregnancy without experiencing it . While there are some remedies to control it , it totally does not eradicate it , using things like sniffing on coffee beans , chewing bitter kola or mints can help .