week 3

Asian Couple 3
What is happening to my body?
You have finished your menses. Changes are occurring in your body to prepare for ovulation and implantation to occur. Some women could detect the symptoms and signs indicating ovulation is imminent. This includes breast tenderness, bloating, one-sided lower abdominal pain and increase in clear watery vaginal discharge.
What should I plan this week?
  • Select a prenatal vitamin
  • Enroll yourself in an exercise class to keep yourself fit or yoga class for relaxation and stress reduction
  • Review medications that you are taking whether it is safe to continue during pregnancy. Check with your doctor first before stopping the medication.
  • Join a forum or support group for trying to conceive women
  • Discuss with your doctor whether you need to have a genetic counseling

Tips of the week

Tips on choosing a prenatal vitamin:
  • Does it contain the right vitamin and nutrient in the right doses?
  • How much do they cost?
  • Is it safe to take during pregnancy?
  • Does it contain DHA or omega acid?
  • What possible side effects it has? Does it have any digestive side effects?
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