the first three months
Your baby’s final development happens in the last 3 months of your pregnancy. It is a very crucial time as it this when you have to start preparing to welcome a child into your family. It is an overwhelming time as the changes going on inside your body increase. To add to that, there is the pressure and stress of raising a child.
FitBirth has a lot of programs and tools to center and focus your mind as you develop a healthy baby inside your womb.
Dealing with the physical symptoms, and the realization that you are forming a human being inside you can be overwhelming.
Prenatal yoga plays a very important role in not only helping you maintain physical health but also mental health.
Yoga consists of a lot of breathing techniques. If you start practicing yoga in the second trimester, you will learn how to resist pain through breathing. During labor, you will be able to manage your pain and anxiety.
At FitBirth, we offer a lot of guidance for prenatal yoga. To know more, book a consultation call with us now.
DIET AND NUTRITION
The 3rd trimester of your pregnancy is when you would be preparing to welcome your baby into the world. The changes your body goes through would increase ten-fold. Thus, it is important to make sure that you are eating well-balanced and nutritious meals. It is a very crucial time in pregnancy. So, you need to avoid nutritional deficiencies at all costs. It is of utmost importance to give your baby as many nutrients as it needs to come out as a healthy baby.
If you want specific diet and nutrition advice for your 3rd trimester, book a consultation call with us now.
There are a lot of different aspects to Baby Care. It includes everything from how to bathe the baby, to which clothes and products you need to buy for the baby. It is important to be prepared.
There are certain items that you need to buy to accommodate your home and life for the baby. There are also certain specific things you need to keep in mind to keep the baby healthy and happy.
If you want to be able to do your best as a mother, book a consultation with us now.
There are blogs and resources on the internet that can tell you about the process of labor, from the first contraction to the birth of the baby.
However, it is important to personally get your questions regarding labor answered. There are a lot of different natural birthing techniques that a specialist might be able to suggest for you, based on your pregnancy.
If you have questions regarding labor or want to know which natural birthing technique would work best for you, book a consultation call with us now.
PAIN MANAGEMENT DURING LABOR
It is completely normal to feel overwhelmed by the pain that you might feel during labor. The 3rd trimester is already a difficult time due to hormonal fluctuations. On top of that, the fear of pain can further stress you out.
This is why 3rd trimester is the best time to get informed about and start practicing pain management techniques during labor. Meditating and hypnobirthing are two of the main techniques used to naturally manage pain during labor.
If you would like to know more about how to manage pain during labor, book a consultation call with us now.
Puerperium refers to the first 6 weeks after childbirth.
Especially, when complications arise during the first 24 hours after childbirth, a lot of other life-threatening problems may also come up. This is why the mother is advised to rest and lay easy right after delivery.
Postnatal exercises play a crucial role in helping you through puerperium. It strengthens your body and relaxes it at the same time.
There are a lot of natural ways in which you can take care of your body and help it heal throughout puerperium. If you want to know more about them, book a consultation call with us now.
Cesarean is the process of delivering the baby through surgical methods.
There are a lot of complications after cesarean as well. Thus, it is best to take very good care of your health and avoid as many health complications as possible. There are ways to prepare yourself for a probable C-Section and their also certain things you can try to increase your chances of giving birth naturally.
If you want to be told about them by experts, book a consultation call with us now.
Parenting is a journey and there is no such thing as perfect parenting. It does not take away from the fact that we must strive to be the best parents for our children. This means keeping a positive mind and healing our past traumas as well. If there are any toxic patterns in your family, you can break the cycle by changing your parenting style.
Learning about parenting is a journey.
If you would like us to accompany you on this journey and guide you with our expertise, book a consultation call with us now.
ROLE OF LABOUR PARTNER/ BIRTHING PARTNER
A birth partner plays a very important role in your labor journey. It is an overwhelming time and having a solid support system beside you helps make the process smoother. For the partner, you can choose your partner, parents, close friend, midwife, or sibling. It can be anyone that you believe can encourage you through the journey.
They need to be calm, composed, energetic, and okay with being around blood and bodily fluids.
If you want guidance for you and your birthing partner to be able to work efficiently, book a consultation call with us now.
RECOVERY AFTER C-SECTION
If you have chances of getting a C-Section done or have one planned, it is important to know about the steps towards recovery after a c-section. It is going to be physically taxing and your body will be changed both internally and externally.
You need to take care of everything from getting enough rest to moving just enough to help yourself heal.
We know that it sounds scary. If you would like to know more about how to recover after a c-section, book a consultation call with us now.
MAKING A BIRTH PLAN
A birth plan is an elaborately laid out plan for how and where you will deliver your baby. Based on your personal preference and needs, it can be as detailed or as simple as you wish.
A birth plan includes details like who would be your labor partner, what medications are you open to taking, how can your partner support you, your breastfeeding preferences, etc.
If you would like to make a successful birth plan, book a consultation call with us now.
THINGS TO PACK FOR THE HOSPITAL
The 8th month of your pregnancy is the best time to pack a hospital bag. That way, if you go into early labor, you will be prepared. Specifications of what to pack in your hospital bag depend on you, your preferences, and your needs. Thus, there is no one size fits all list.
Some things you must pack for sure are hygiene products for yourself and the baby, a sanitizer, some clean clothes, etc.
If you want a personalized list of things to pack for the hospital, book a consultation call with us now.
Belly Mapping is the process of determining the position of your baby inside the womb. Knowing exactly how your baby is resting inside your body helps you better bond with the baby and hence prepare yourself to give birth to the baby.
Experienced specialists can also use belly mapping to help determine if the baby is not positioned correctly. If you want to know more about Belly Mapping and try it out, book a consultation call with us now.
To be able to have a safe and effective natural birth, you need to practice certain things from early on. This is why we include Hypnobirthing and breathing techniques during the 1st and 2nd trimesters of the pregnancy. Yoga, meditation, etc. play a major role in helping you induce birth naturally. Also, light forms of exercise like belly dancing help you learn how to control your muscles and strengthen them.
If you want to have a natural birth, book a consultation call with us now.
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What Fitbirth Mommies Say
It was great staying relaxed and active during my pregnancy all thanks to Harshika from FitBirth, she is very knowledgeable and passionate about prenatal care and childbirth, is very supportive and answers all your queries, she goes all the way and even uses visual aids and props if required. Her library has some of the best books on the subject, loved the way she structures the class which feels organised but totally relaxed at the same time,had a great experience learning from her , her guidance was crucial in helping me give birth naturally, would strongly recommend all expecting mothers to give it a try.
This lockdown has made it difficult for all, specially for the pregnant ladies to do yoga and workout! But this initiative by Harshika ma’am to start online sessions has been a saviour for all the pregnant ladies out there! Thankyou so much FITBIRTH for taking care of us in this crucial time of life. The meditation brings in a lot of positivity in my mind and body. We are blessed to have you with us.