Trying to get pregnant? Make sure you know the bottom line on baby-making—what you don't understand can affect your bub-to-be's health.
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• Keep drinking lots of water Also, to prevent constipation, eat plenty of fiber-rich foods such as bran cereals and whole-grain breads.
• Get cooking Now's the time to prepare and freeze some nutritious meals for when you and your new baby return from the hospital.
• Slow down a bit Reduce the volume of your exercise, but keep doing gentle stretching, swimming and walking.
• Do only what feels comfortable Walking from one room to the next may be all that you're up to, which is OK.
What To Do Now
• Begin researching day-care options
• Find a pediatrician One will need to examine your baby just after birth.
• Buy an infant car seat You'll need it to bring baby home from the hospital.
• Pack your hospital bag And keep your car's gas tank filled!