Pregnancy is a magical journey filled with excitement, anticipation, and a whirlwind of changes.

Preparing and planning for the arrival of a baby can be exciting but hectic. Sometimes you might even forget to prioritise yourself and your own wellbeing! Prioritising self-care isn’t just helpful for your own well-being, but it is also so important for the development of your growing baby. In this blog, we’ll be exploring five crucial self-care tips for all you expecting mothers out there.

1 Nurture Your Mind and Body with Crystals 

Crystals have been used for centuries to promote holistic well-being. During pregnancy, they can be your companions in promoting relaxation and positivity. Amethyst, known for its calming energy, can help ease anxiety and aid in restful sleep. Rose quartz, with its gentle and nurturing aura, promotes self-love and emotional healing. When using crystals, place them near your bedside, meditate with them, or carry them with you to harness their energies throughout the day.

2 Embrace Bath Time!

A bath is the perfect time to relax, soothe your aching muscles and nourish your skin. Taking a bath isn’t just about getting clean – it’s the perfect time to unwind and relax! It’s your chance to hit the pause button, kick back, and let all your stress and worries melt away. It’s the perfect way to add some self care into your routine especially before bed time to aid a proper night’s sleep!

Opt for a bath oil  that is free from harsh chemicals, artificial fragrances, and sulphates. The AromaBump Body and Bath oil is a gorgeous option that is infused with a blend of lavender, frankincense, chamomile and geranium aiding a relaxing and peaceful sleep. Its shot of vitamin E also gives your skin the extra love it needs during this time.

3 Moisturise, Moisturise,Moisturise!

The hormonal changes during pregnancy can lead to skin dryness and sensitivity. Pamper your skin with a rich and hydrating body moisturiser to alleviate dryness and promote elasticity. Choose products infused with natural ingredients such as shea butter, cocoa butter, and jojoba oil. The AromaBump Beautiful Belly Bar is a nourishing and long lasting moisturiser to be used directly on your bump. It is ideal for combating stretch marks and dry, itchy pregnancy skin. It has 100% natural ingredients making it suitable for pregnancy such as skin-loving butters and oils like shea butter and rosehip.

4 Prioritise Rest and Relaxation

Growing a new life is energy-demanding, so it’s essential to prioritise rest and relaxation. Listen to your body and get sufficient sleep. Create a serene sleep environment by dimming lights, playing soothing music, and practising deep breathing before bedtime. Incorporating meditation and prenatal yoga into your routine can help you connect with your body and alleviate stress.

5 Stay Hydrated and Nourished

 Proper nutrition and hydration are vital for both you and your baby’s health. Drink plenty of water throughout the day to stay hydrated and support healthy amniotic fluid levels. Aim for at least 2 litres a day!  Consume a balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, and whole grains. Incorporate prenatal vitamins as recommended by your healthcare provider to ensure you’re getting essential nutrients for your baby’s development.

As you step into the world of pregnancy, just remember: self-care isn’t a fancy add-on, it’s a must-have. Your well-being matters, so take the time for yourself, especially on this journey

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Author Faye Morgan

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