1. Let your partner help out. Don’t be afraid to ask for help and take help when it’s offered. If you’ve been feeling especially tired or sick to your stomach, you may not have the energy to clean, keep up the house or cook like you normally would. Keep a list of foods that you like and can tolerate and have your partner pick up the groceries and even cook for you a few nights each week. If you’re working, having some extra help will go a long way in keeping your as stress-free as possible.
2. Rest up! Get lots of rest, this first trimester you may be more tired than normal. Don’t forget to listen to your body, if you’re too tired to go out with family or friends, don’t feel bad for saying no once and awhile.
4. Morning sickness can be rough, try a few ways to help. Ginger, chamomile tea, crackers, acupressure wrist bands are a few suggestions to help relieve the nausea.
These are only a few suggestions to help you survive your first trimester, most of all, take care of yourself and let others help when they offer. Cherish this journey and enjoy the moments these precious moments.