3- First Trimester Checklist

First Trimester Checklist

Confirm Pregnancy
  • Buy over the counter pregnancy test
  • Choose a healthcare provider
  • Make appointment to confirm pregnancy
  • Note the date of the first day of your last period
Discuss with your Health Care Provider
  • Your baby delivery due date
  • Any medication you are taking
  • Prenatal multivitamins, folic acid and other supplements to take
  • Starting a gentle exercise regimen
Self Care
  • REST….. Schedule it during the day and make it happen…..Don’t overdo
  • Focus on the positive. You will always find something to worry about. Take time to relax.
  • Morning sickness: eat light, eat often.
  • Make a list of foods to avoid
  • Stop smoking and alcohol
Support
  • Discuss with partner or family when to make the announcement at work and decide on maternity leave date
  • Tell friends and family
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