A nine-month pregnancy followed by the arrival of a newborn baby is not only a very intense emotional adventure, but also an experience that can be good for your health. Here are some of the benefits you might enjoy:
Better general health
From the moment you find out that you are pregnant, or even before if you are trying to conceive, you will change certain aspects of your lifestyle, for the good of your unborn baby. Good news: you will benefit too. A complete and balanced diet, not or little alcohol, and consumption of any type of drug allow a safe pregnancy to term, and benefit the mother’s body.
Pregnancy would allow reduce the risk of certain cancers, reminds the site She knows. Not ovulating for at least 10 months reduces the risk of ovarian cancer by 25 to 50%. If you breastfeed for a minimum of three months, you reduce the risk of developing breast cancer, as well as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and obesity.
Changing the rules
Although your period is likely to be delayed if you are breastfeeding, it is likely that when you return, they are different from those which preceded the pregnancy. Some people have fewer cramps when their period returns. Unfortunately, the opposite effect can also take place, with increased pain or no change. People who suffer from endometriosis may notice improvement in symptoms for a while thanks to the increase in the level of progesterone in the blood.
An impatient wait
Although pregnancy is different for everyone who experiences it, it represents a unique moment of waiting, which will be fulfilled when the child is born. It will therefore be very pleasant to cuddle your little one once he has come into the world.