Health and Wellbeing

Establishing and maintaining good health and healthy lifestyle practices increases your chances of having a healthy pregnancy. Maintaining good health for pregnancy includes many things;

  • Being aware of your options and choices
  • Becoming well informed of what to expect during your pregnancy
  • Knowing what is happening to your body and how your baby is developing
  • Knowing when it is important to contact your GP, midwife or hospital
  • Attending all your antenatal appointments
  • Eating a well-balanced diet
  • Engaging in regular physical activity
  • Seeking help if you smoke, regularly consume alcohol and/or other drugs
  • Caring for your emotional health

For more information;

The Royal Women’s Hospital – A Healthy Pregnancy