There is nothing like taking care of your wife when she is pregnant. This is the time your wife needs it most and it is the best way to shower love to your coming child. You should be aware of what your wife needs emotionally as well as physically to show your love and concern in these wonderful nine months. Some tips given below can help you in that.
The first thing you need to do is to share the feelings of your pregnant wife. It helps to bring down her stress level and also makes you feel great. Make yourself aware of the various pregnancy symptoms, which include physical and hormonal imbalance, along with their duration in pregnancy.
You should help your wife choose a variety of foods which include nutrients such as minerals, vitamins, carbohydrates, protein and calcium. Advise her to take adequate amount of water in a day. Ensure that your wife takes enough of folic acid, iron and calcium as they are essential for healthy growth of the baby. If you smoke and drink, it would be beneficial for your coming child if you could quit. Moreover, if your wife is inclined to follow you, you need to make sure that you quit. This is because smoke and drink during pregnancy can really harm the baby’s development and increase the chances of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome).
If you pay attention to your wife’s sleep patterns, it would become easier for you to help her get adequate sleep that she needs. You will find that she sleeps more than usual but you need to let her do so. She needs it.
You would win her over if you learned to cook some of her favourite dishes and offered to cook from time to time. Choose the time wisely, perhaps the end of a working week when she is likely to be exhausted. You may want to get some great recipes too so while she snacks in front of TV. But make sure you know how to cook. You do not want to spoil her pleasure by asking for her advice while cooking.
Your pregnant wife is probably enduring a lot of aches and pains which increase with advancing pregnancy. The major thrust of the growing foetus is borne by her back. So, learn to massage if you want to give her some relief from these aches, not to mention the pleasure of the bond that you share with her.
The ways of taking care of your pregnant wife given above are by no means an exhaustive list of what you may do. Remember that your wife would appreciate your concern and love much more than any facility that you may provide for her during pregnancy.
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