Just as a woman’s body undergoes various changes during pregnancy and after giving birth, many women often notice significant facial changes, too. In addition to the requisite “puffiness” resulting from water retention and weight gain, many women experience new symptoms, such as acne, dryness and discoloration.
While some people say that pregnant women glow, most pregnant women feel down about themselves at some point during their pregnancy. It is not easy to gain 20, 30 or 40 pounds and to try to continue to feel sexy and beautiful with this extra weight. Here are some tips for feeling beautiful during pregnancy and keeping that glow throughout the nine months.
It is no secret that while pregnancy, woman’s organism withstands heavy duty, and it influences woman’s appearance not always the best way.
Such a double feeling seizes a pregnant woman, joy of soon baby birth and at the same time anxiety about her hair, teeth and skin condition during pregnancy. She looks through dresses she wore before pregnancy and asks herself, whether she’ll be able to put them on after giving birth. It’s time to calm down now, look around and see mothers of 2 and 3 children, whose figures are enviable for young girls. The main thing you should remember – is that an elementary care of your appearance and physical exercises will help to keep your beauty.
The way to choose clothes and shoes
Women often consider that clothes are a minor question for a pregnant woman, especially at home. This is not quite right. A well-dressed woman has higher vitality, as she can overcome her pregnancy easier, being in good mood. At the same time, clothes should correspond to
the state of her organism, it’s necessary for a dress to be loose, light, appropriate to a season and not restraining movement. Bras should correspond to your size, not squeezing breasts and shoulders. It’s more preferable to wear cotton underwear. If outer clothing is loose and not squeezing your waist, it will hide an increasing belly and make you more elegant.
The bigger your belly is, the stronger muscles of front abdominal wall stretch, and because of a belly lowering, fetus position in uterus changes. To prevent such complications, it’s recommended to wear a special belt – bandage that serves as an additional support for your belly and uterus. Moreover, it helps to keep correct bearing and slenderness. Put bandage on while you’re lying and lace it up according to your belly volume. It’s not desirable to wear pants with tight garters that squeeze your body. But you can wear loose comfortable trousers, shorts, tights.
Tension of leg muscles becomes stronger and load on joints increases, when you wear high-heels. As a result, you get overfatigue. It’s necessary to wear shoes on low wide heel, to reduce the loud on front part of feet and obtain better steadiness.
Don’t worry your figure has changed its form during pregnancy. Try to wear fashionable and beautiful clothes, of course, minding your state. Moreover, today being pregnant means being fashionable, clothes strive to accentuate woman’s special condition, as never before. There’re collections of beautiful and fashionable clothes for pregnant women in many shops. So, it’s quite time to go shopping and give yourself a treat buying some elegant fashionable pregnancy dresses.
Kick Up Your Feet
During the pregnancy, treat yourself to a pedicure a few times. This serves many purposes. It forces you to put your feet up once in a while, and to take the stress off of your tired legs. It’s also a great way to get a foot massage and to nurture your tired bones. Finally, it looks great and continues to look great for weeks of enjoyment. You can find a similar idea with a manicure, a massage, or any other method that will nurture you and help you to relax.
Take Care of Your Hair
During pregnancy, your hormones go through many chances. One of these changes is that your hair is supposed to be stronger and to give the appearance of thicker, fuller hair. Enjoy this opportunity to have fun styling your hair and to concentrate on it. Ask your stylist for an easy haircut that you can maintain without too much effort, but that will look great on you.
Sleep And Enjoy
Creating a baby takes a great deal of effort. Even when the baby is too small to feel or detect, your body is doing a lot of work to create this beautiful person. Nurture yourself and allow yourself to sleep as much as you can. This will help you to feel refreshed and to look your best during the nine months.
Watch Your Diet
Some women assume that pregnancy is a license to go crazy with food. It is certainly possible to gain unwanted and extra pounds while pregnant – and you will have to lose it after the baby comes. Try to stay as healthy with your eating and exercise as you can during the pregnancy. Yes, you’ll need some extra calories. But, those calories can come from fruits and vegetables – they don’t have to come from ice cream and shakes. Make sure to drink at least eight cups of water a day, as well.
Exercise is incredibly important for fitness and for your heart rate during the pregnancy. You may feel a little awkward at first while exercising, but you’re doing a great thing for yourself and your baby. Get some exercise clothes that you will enjoy wearing and feel comfortable in. Find a pregnancy yoga class or enjoy a walk each evening to watch the sunset. Whatever you enjoy, do it at least three times a week and find an exercise program that allows you to nurture yourself and your body.
Keep a Positive Attitude
Most people around you are very excited for you and love to watch your belly growing. At times, people will say inappropriate things or they may appear insensitive. They are not the norm. Focus on those who make you feel great during your pregnancy and who continue to tell you how beautiful you are. The more positive your attitude is, the better you’ll feel about yourself and your process.
To prevent chaps on your skin and keep skin elasticity and tenderness, smear your skin with creams, based on hormones and vitamins.