Pregnancy can be a different experience for women. One woman could love it while the other may not care for it. But it is one beautiful experience, nonetheless. While there are many not so pleasing side effects of pregnancy, it is kind of amazing to know that you are growing another human being inside your body. While you may love being pregnant or loath it, there are some must dos that every pregnant soon-to-be mommy should check off.

Here is our list of 5 Must do’s of Pregnancy:

  •  Get a prenatal massage. You may be wondering how in the world you are going to be able to get a message when there is absolutely no way you can lay on your stomach. You may also be wondering if this is something that you would even enjoy. Trust me, you will love it and want to go back a few more times. Prenatal massages are a great way to relax and to give those muscles that are working hard during your pregnancy some relief. A prenatal massage is given to a woman when she is on her side. The work one side and then you flip over to the next. This is a great experience to do in the third trimester.
  • Keep working out. Under your doctor’s advisement, if you are already pretty active, keep working out during your pregnancy. While it may feel harder or you may even need to adjust your workouts down a couple of levels now that you are pregnant, it is important to keep being active. Not only will it help you feel better during your pregnancy, you will feel better after you give birth as well. Keeping active during pregnancy will help you get back into shape after pregnancy…

This is an excerpt from the article 5 Pregnancy Must-Do’s! which originally appeared on