Pregnancy can be overwhelming. It's difficult enough to care for your own body, but the pressure doubles when there is another human growing inside you. If self-care isn't your area of expertise, pregnancy can be even more difficult. You now have to be especially rigid about how you take care of yourself — from how you eat, to how much rest you get. It's all worth it though, and luckily, with a short list of things to do everyday to make your pregnancy easier (or at least more manageable,) carrying and growing a human will be more enjoyable and less exhausting.
Although you may not have time to add an extensive self-care regimen to your schedule, there are several lifestyle tweaks that any pregnant mama can (and should) make to optimize her energy, health, and happiness in the months before delivery.
After the birth of their babies, moms don't have nearly as much time to take care of themselves (although it's still important to make time) and learning to prioritize these things during pregnancy is a step in the right direction for taking care of yourself postpartum too.
Furthermore, during pregnancy, the things you do for yourself impact your baby in a very physical sense, making these seven ways to make your pregnancy easier even more important.