Who wore it better?
Not sure if it’s just me but it seems like there’s an abundance of pregnant women getting around lately. I feel like every second female I come across is having a baby. Or maybe I’m just at that age where everyone has kids – I dunno… but I’ve honestly lost track of the amount of times (this year in particular) someone has said to me ‘soooooo I have some news for ya’
It’s happen so often with friends, family and especially clients that I’ve now become very good at telling what they’re about to say before they even say it! Maybe it’s the look they give off before their bubble of excitement bursts knowing they’re contributing to a new generation of little humans.
Good to know y’all are gettin’ some by the way 😉
It’s always a nervous and exciting time for everyone involved. The news brings so much hope, joy, happiness, anxiousness and uncertainty as it’s the beginning of an adventure of the highest order. The responsibility of bringing another human into this world is enormous and the dedication to that task is unparalleled.
It may be a different way of looking at it and there’s obviously different circumstances for some but I’m a firm believer that the initial decision to have a baby is arguably the most selfish one we can make. Ultimately it turns into the most unselfish as the commitment, dedication and devotion to the baby and the sacrifices that come with it are far from selfish.
Still, the parents initial decision to reproduce is one that they make to satisfy their own needs and wants as the baby certainly doesn’t have a say. It’s interesting to look at it this way and it definitely provokes a lot of thought.
I wanted to bring this up because we are all products of our environment. This is why if the decision is made to have a baby then it’s imperative the parents are responsible for creating the best possible environment for their new born to survive and thrive.
Of course a roof over your head is an obvious must, a stable financial position and job is another as well as a good support network of friends and family.
However I believe the most crucial role a parent can play is to be mentally and physically sound. If the parent isn’t in control and stable with their own health and emotional well being then the baby is unfortunately going to suffer as a result.
This means the MOST important person in this situation is YOU, not the baby. If you don’t look after yourself then what hope does the baby have.
There’s a misconception out there amongst some women that being physically active and training in the gym whilst pregnant is a no no. It’s quite the contrary. In fact it’s one of the most important times to be active as it will help with not only your own well being but the ease of pregnancy, the health of your child and the recovery post pregnancy.
That’s why it’s fantastic to see so many expectant mothers realising this and being conscious enough to carve out some time for themselves.
Remember the initial decision was yours to have the baby. Make sure you are giving it every possible chance in life by having your own backyard sorted.
There’s something pretty special about guiding pregnant clients through their journey and a real appreciation for the commitment and hard work they put in considering the changes that are happening to their body.
For me this deserves a shoutout! So here’s to all you mums and mums to be for taking responsibility for your own health and well being and being amazing role models for your children. The next generation’s health and success is in the palm or your hands so keep up the amazing work.
‘‘If you have a body, we can help you’’