Becoming a Mother | Fit Pregnancy

Becoming a Mother

If you’re not already immune, get a measles-mumps-rubella vaccination at least three months before becoming pregnant, the chickenpox vaccine one month before. Get a flu shot if you’ll be in your second or third trimester during flu season.

>Increase in pain You have difficulty talking.



Call your doctor if:

>Your contractions occur every five to 10 minutes Be sure to time them when they begin so you can be certain.

>Your membranes rupture Have pads handy for your trip to the hospital.



Now you know what to expect of your body while pregnant. In Part 2, learn how your emotions and interactions with others evolve.

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