You know that your lifestyle will change once you have a child, but there are actually some key habits you should change (or give up altogether) when you are preparing for pregnancy. Your body should be in optimal condition before you think about trying to conceive. It’ll help you and baby have a healthy and trouble-free nine months. For the best chances of getting pregnant quickly, and having a relatively comfortable pregnancy journey, here are some handy hints for preparing for pregnancy. Quit these bad habits now before you get pregnant. This applies for daddies-to-be too!
7. Little sleep
Sleep is nature’s way of tuning your body for better performance, like the way a mechanic tunes your car. That’s why if you’re only getting four hours of sleep a night, you’re not at optimal performance. If you get pregnant with so little sleep, you are at higher risk of having high blood pressure and preeclampsia. You should aim to get eight hours of sleep a night, which can include daytime naps. Again, learning to sleep in a better routine will help you to get more sleep with a newborn!
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