Along with the joys of pregnancy comes the parts that no one ever mentions. Your body is going through a rapid transformation, and it can be terribly uncomfortable. Luckily, there are many different things you can do to keep yourself comfortable. This article will give you some great ideas to help you stay comfy throughout the nine months. It might seem like forever while you are carrying your little one, but in reality it is a pretty short amount of time. Read on to discover ways to ease your pregnancy pains.
Put the skinny jeans away! Embrace that your little one is growing inside of you and your belly is growing as well. Pregnancy is all about wearing clothes that are comfortable. If sweatpants are just not your thing you are in luck. The demand for cute and comfortable maternity clothes is high. This means that there are a lot of really great and stylish clothes out there. You can also find lots of great clothes in second-hand stores and from friends and family members if you ask around. Just because you are pregnant does not mean that you have to be chained to your sweeties sweatsuit 24/7!
On side effect of being pregnant is bittersweet, and that is the enlargement of your breasts. If you are small chested this can be a fabulous time, but if you have a larger chest to begin with it can be down right painful! During pregnancy your breasts are more tender and sensitive, and filling with breast milk in preparation for your baby. This can make things a bit uncomfortable. Invest in a good supportive bra, that is larger than your normal cup size so you have room to grow. Since your breasts will be getting heavier, the amount of support is important. A padded bra will also give you some protection in case your nipples start leaking. This can save you a ton of embarrassment!
During pregnancy you can count on your feet swelling up and your shoes no longer fitting. If you are pregnant during the summer months you will have an easier time finding sandals and flip-flops that can be worn even if you go up a size or two. The winter months are a little harder. Investing in a good pair of comfy boots that can be easily slipped on and off and a warm pair of slippers is a great idea. The larger your belly gets the harder it will be to reach your feet to tie your shoes. Boots that need to be zipped up can be difficult towards the end of your pregnancy. The easier you shoes are to get on and off, and the more room you have to grow the better.
Nine months can seem like a long time while you are waiting for your little one to arrive. Your pregnancy does not have to be uncomfortable, and hopefully now you have some great ideas to help you make your pregnancy a more comfortable one.