1: Get in Shape
This doesn’t mean you necessarily need to lose 100 pounds. But start eating healthier and exercising now. It sounds cliche, but labor is like a marathon - you have to train. Labor can last hours, days or even weeks and you will need the endurance to see that through. Just like a marathon, you would walk to the starting line day-of-race and expect to finish well. Every step would be a struggle and you would probably need extra help along the way. By ensuring your are eating healthier and exercising, you are setting yourself up for a better outcome. Prenatal Yoga is a wonderful program to help with your strength and flexibility.
Healthier eating can also strengthen your body and help prevent some health complications that can lead to induction or interventions. The Brewer Diet (http://www.drbrewerpregnancydiet.com/index.html) is a healthy diet designed to give you all the nutrients you need in your pregnancy diet.
What are some things you are doing to help get in shape? Share your techniques below!