In many cases, you won't know if a friend or family member is in the early weeks of pregnancy. Why? Well, a lot of expectant moms choose to wait until 12 weeks to announce their pregnancies. So if a newly-pregnant woman has decided to confide in you, it's not only a sign of trust but a subtle request for support. You'll be in an ideal position to be there for her. Not sure how, though? Just try these amazingly kind things you can do for a pregnant woman in her first trimester and I can guarantee you that you'll be your pregnant friend and/or family member's favorite person on the planet.
My first trimesters have been by far the worst part of both my pregnancies. I suffer from hyperemesis gravidarum (HG), and it makes it hard to do anything but lie on the couch in abject misery. My nausea is constant, and I vomit on a daily basis. It's a time when I really need to lean on those around me, including my partner, mom, co-workers, and close friends. From casseroles to Preggie Pops to good old-fashioned TLC, my village has come through for me during those very rough three-plus month periods.
Lending a helping hand to a pregnant woman in her first trimester doesn't require a ton of effort on your part, but any of the following (and preferably in combination) would mean a whole lot to her: