Pregnancy Tips / Pregnancy information from midwivesonline.comChill Out|
While it might not have been the best summer on record in terms of hours of sunshine, the temperature has definitely been rising, and for many pregnant women that can mean swollen, uncomfortable ankles and feet. If you're in this predicament, why not try covering your lower legs and feet with a cooling leg gel? Found in major chemists and toiletry retailers, they feel doubly effective if kept in the fridge. And if you can get your partner to help you rub some gel into the affected areas, so much the better - you'll be transported to a complete chill out zone
Pregnancy Tips / Pregnancy information from midwivesonline.comMake sure you take your folic acid
Taken as a tablet and included in many cereals, folic acid is recommended by the Dept of Health from trying to conceive through to the 12th week of pregnancy. Folic acid can prevent neural tube defects such as spina bifida. Visit Pregnacare for more information on the benefits of folic acid.