1. In the last trimester, your body will require on average an extra 1900kJ/d, so you need to make sure you are eating for both you and your baby’s energy needs. Lots of fresh fruits and veggies, good lean proteins, whole grains, “good” fats.
2. Even if an experienced mum, it can be helpful to not assume it will be the same this next time. Delivery methods change frequently. Understand the changes occurring in your body during labour and delivery and learn some good relaxation techniques for limiting anxiety when the time comes.
3. Finding your toilet visits are getting more difficult? Regular consumption of foods rich in fibre (e.g., Wholegrain cereals, fresh fruit and vegetables); regular exercise (e.g., A small walk daily); and ensuring you drink plenty of water may all help to alleviate the blocking.