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The big picture feeling behind a pregnancy is that it’ll bring a lot of love and goodness into your life. And that’s true. But the day to day state of being pregnant? That can be a little less enjoyable. This is to be expected, since you can’t expect everything to be a walk in the park when you’re growing another human in your body. But it doesn’t mean that it’s not slightly frustrating from time to time.


There are, however, plenty of things you can do that’ll help to make your pregnancy experience smoother and more comfortable. We’ll take a look at some of the most effective methods below. 



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Comfortable Clothing


You’ll hit peak comfort levels when you’re unwinding on your couch, wearing those old sweatpants. Alas, you can’t spend all the time on the couch. You’ll need to get out and about every now and again! And this can prove to be a little uncomfortable. Indeed, it won’t be long before you’re dreaming of getting back and onto your couch.


The solution to this issue isn’t to stay the whole time indoors, but to invest in comfortable clothing. There are plenty of outstanding maternity clothes available for purchase. Pick out some favorites, and you’ll always have a go-to item of comfortable clothing when you’re out on the town., 


Ongoing Exercise


It’s unlikely that you’ll be all that enthusiastic about working up a sweat during the early days of your pregnancy. But once you’re a couple of months in, there’s a lot of value in engaging in some exercise. Not only will it keep you fit and healthy, but it can also be a bona fide mood booster too. Some of the best physical activities for pregnant women include swimming, low-impact aerobics, and stationary bike ridings. 


Supporting Your Body


While you can do your best to ensure that you’re making your body as comfortable as possible, there’s no avoiding the fact that there’ll be some changes that can make things a little uncomfortable, no matter what you’re wearing. Many women, for instance, experience back pain because of the shift in the center of gravity that the baby brings. This, of course, can be painful and uncomfortable. To combat the issue, it’s important to work with an experienced pregnancy chiropractor. They can help to make some corrections that’ll make things much more comfortable.


Free To Ask Questions 


It’s highly unlikely that you’re an expert on being pregnant, and especially so if it’s your first child. You’ll likely have a lot of questions and concerns along the way! And unless you’re getting answers and reassurances, then you could end up becoming overly anxious about what’s going on. It’s important to remember that there’s no such thing as a stupid question when you’re pregnant. If you have concerns, then speak to your health professional.


You can’t put a price on having peace of mind. So speak up when something is bothering you — you’ll enjoy things much more when you know everything is alright. 


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Kori is a late diagnosed autistic/ADHD mom. She is currently located in Albany, NY where she is raising a neurodiverse family. Her older daughter is non-speaking autistic (and also has ADHD and Anxiety) and her youngest daughter is HSP/Gifted. A blogger, podcaster, writer, product creator, and coach; Kori shares autism family life- the highs, lows, messy, and real. Kori brings her own life experiences as an autistic woman combined with her adventures in momming to bring you the day-to-day of her life at home. Kori is on a mission to empower moms of autistic children to make informed parenting decisions with confidence and conviction.

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