- Eat five or six well-balanced meals each day.
- Take vitamin each day as directed by your obstetrician.
- Drink plenty of fluids — at least eight to 10 glasses a day — avoiding caffeine and artificial coloring.
- Don’t drink alcohol.
- Don’t smoke or allow yourself to be exposed to secondhand smoke.
Make time to rest
Resting is good for you and your baby. It’s fine to say ‘no’ when you don’t have the energy to take on extra chores – even if you do have the time. At work, find somewhere to put your feet up and relax during your lunch break. In the evenings,