How to deal with first trimester anxiety
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How to deal with first trimester anxiety

First Trimester Anxiety? You’re not alone, 1 in 10 pregnant women experience this pregnancy symptom in their first trimester. Here’s how to keep the feelings at bay.

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Ask trusted people to lend an ear. Talking helps.
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Try not to feel guilty or embarrassed.
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Try to keep active, it’s good for you and baby.
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Try and rest up when needed.
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Try for some ‘me time’ at least once a day. Maybe with a warm bath or a podcast on a walk?
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Ask nearest and dearest for practical help. Cooking, shopping, taking care of kids, whatever helps take a load off.
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Consider meeting up with people in the same boat. Ask a GP or midwife for forums or local groups.
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Try to take a break from coffee breaks. There’s a recommended limit to caffeine during pregnancy and it can increase anxiety.
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Eat well. Proper nutrition is essential. Now, more than ever.
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Try complementary therapies like relaxation massage or meditation. Mindfulness apps are helpful.
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Try simple breathing exercises for stress.
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Try planning ahead. Writing down small steps each week can help you get back in control.
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Turn to a healthcare professional if you need more support.
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