Before thinking of having a baby the parents must be mentally prepared. Because once they decide to have a baby every decision they take will also affect the baby. Giving birth to a child brings a major change in individual's life into a parent life. Women play a major role carrying the baby and protecting the baby carefully. It is the responsibility of the mother to protect the baby.
And even the health of the mother will affect the child. So the mother must take care of her properly while carrying the baby. The husband must take care of his wife and make her happy while carrying because even a small depression in the mother will affect the child inside. Becoming a mother is a sheer joy. Every woman's life is fulfilled only after giving birth to a child.
First of all a new mother must be advised by her friends and family members. A new mother requires a hundred percent support from her family members and husband. During the early stage, the baby must be taken care of properly. The mother must be in complete rest during the early stages of the baby's growth. As the child grows inside there will be some changes in body of the mother.
During pregnancy period the lady must have in mind that she is not one person but two. The mother must in take all nutritious food for those nine months for good health of the baby. Maintenance of good health, proper rest and exercises that are advised by the doctor must be carried out properly.
Proper food habits must be practiced during pregnancy like milk products, fruits, vegetables, grains, fish, and beans etc. which will add vitamins and minerals that are required for the development of the baby. Folic acid is a vitamin that is very much essential for the women during both before and after pregnancy. Foods that contain iron are more important for the growing baby. Vegetables like cauliflower, potatoes, and tomatoes contain iron content.
Both the men and women must practice a well balanced diet once they plan for baby. Both must take vitamins and minerals rich food like vegetables, fruits, and green leaves. Vitamin E and Vitamin C are very important. The men must be away from drugs, alcohols and cigarettes. Proper vaccination before pregnancy is very important. Both must be mentally prepared and should follow the advice of the doctor properly to give birth for a healthy child.