The couple, putting all speculations at rest, confirmed the second pregnancy of Kareena Kapoor Khan, thanking their well-wishers for the good wishes. The joint statement given by the couple read, “We are very pleased to announce that we are expecting an addition to our family !! Thank you to all our well-wishers for all their love and support.” The speculation was received by the family where the father, Randhir Kapoor, expressed that a family is complete with at least two kids. The industry and fans are showering their love on the couple by sending out congratulatory messages to the couple.
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What came as a surprise as the couple’s first pregnancy was kept under the wraps for a very long time until Kareena Kapoor Khan was not seen flaunting her baby bump on ramps shows and talk shows. Taimur, their firstborn, was born in 2018 and took the social media’s heart with this cute and unconventional looks. Since then, he remains the paparazzi’s favourite, making him the most-followed star kid on the block.
Soha Ali Khan's unique wish to the brother on becoming a father again:
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How Is The Second Pregnancy Different?
But, what about the mother preparing to go through the whole procedure again? No matter how special this moment is, the body may not be as healthy, supportive as it was in the first pregnancy for the many changes experienced after the firstborn. The symptoms may be different than what was experienced for the first time. In some cases, the bump becomes bigger sooner. Some experts claim that this is possible as the muscles have been stretched out once earlier, making it easier to happen the second time. Also, second pregnancy comes the experience of handling various situations in a much better manner. Some may experience to understand the baby kicking much earlier than what they did for the first time. And, the most important, the second pregnancy can be a tad bit more taxing as you will have a toddler taking a lot of your time, which was not the case in the first pregnancy.
And, in some cases, the labour also takes lesser time as it did in the first one. As per experts, the first stage labour lasts for around 8 hours, while the second time it becomes around 5 hours. And, the second stage for first time mums is three hours, as compared to under 2 hours for those giving birth the second time.
How To Prepare For the Second Pregnancy?
Manage your weight: It is advisable to have a healthy weight at least 6 months before conceiving as it helps in the proper management of weight during pregnancy. A healthy weight gain is necessary for healthy and normal delivery.
Eat Right: Stay away from artificial sweeteners, caffeine and fructose corn syrup during the pregnancy. Include complex carbohydrates and grains, beans, etc. Getting pregnant the second time means making your body strong enough to handle the nine months again. Hence, eat better, take meals timely and do not skip meals. Supplementing the diet with all necessary nutrients is essential.
Keep A Check on Medications: Consult your doctor to know what all medicines are necessary to be taken during pregnancy. It may be possible that the doctor may suggest making changes in existing medications too.
Hence, having kids is the best gift, and joy ride too. No doubt how much to-be parents are scared or anxious to go through the whole procedure all over again, but their happiness certainly knows no bounds. We extend our heartiest congratulations to the couple for this new joy!
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