Falling pregnant is an exciting time but it is also scary when you start worrying about all that could go wrong. There are lots of things you can do to minimise risk to baby and do your best to ensure a healthy pregnancy.
“As a busy mum myself finding the time to get any kind of exercises in can be a challenge and often if the opportunity comes up I can be too tired! But often if I make myself go out just for a walk in the fresh I soon feel ten times better and the benefits of exercise help lift my mood and help me face with the stressful often hectic 5pm-8pm dinner and bedtime schedule!..”
We spend SO much time looking after other people once we become parents that some times we forget to stop and look after ourselves. This challenge is about taking a few minutes to look after body and mind.
As busy mums we tend to put ourselves last on the needs list and if we already manage to squeeze exercise in it is our workout session that is the first to get pushed to one side if anything else crops up. Lorraine from Pregnancy Exercise has some great tips to help get you moving and stay moving.
Yoga can add such amazing benefits to your daily life by releasing stress, helping you stay focused, regulating your nervous system and making you calmer. However with little ones it is often challenging finding the time to do something for yourself.
Being a busy mum can mean your mind is continually racing and you never find time to stop. Finding time to meditate can help you slow down, improve your concentration and calm your mind. Meditation can help you decrease stress and anxiety.