How to Pamper a Pregnant Woman

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It is not always easy being pregnant. For 40 weeks, the pregnant body, and the little human within, undergo incredible changes. It’s hard work.

So, if your pregnant woman

… is super emotional.
… is puking.
… is forgetful.
… can’t make a decision.
… is having a hard time getting in and out of the car.
… is waddling.
… is exhausted.
… complains of a sore body.
… has swollen feet.
… can’t paint her own toenails.

Then, perhaps it’s time for a little pampering. 

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It’s not always easy to know what to do for someone who is pregnant.

Massages, especially those that are pregnancy specific massages, are amazing gifts for a pregnant woman who is sore, uncomfortable, and exhausted. 

Because it’s not always easy to know what to do for a pregnant woman, our EverydayFamily writers have taken the guesswork out of how to indulge her.

Jennifer has compiled a genius list of eight things a pregnant woman would appreciate. It's surprisingly simple.

It can be a confusing time, being pregnant. Sometimes you know you need something, and sometimes you don’t – it’s a puzzling time for all. Chaunie encourages pregnant women to ask for what they need … and it gives good clues as to what to look for when the pregnant women in our own lives are in need, but feel too guilty to ask for something. 

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Massages, especially those that are pregnancy specific massages, are amazing gifts for a pregnant woman who is sore, uncomfortable, and exhausted. 

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No one knows the perils of pregnant feet like Devan. Her bout with tarsal tunnel has left her a bit of an expert on how to cater to a painful pair of feet.

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An expectant mother’s night in can be made incredibly special by creating an extra relaxing environment. Need a little direction? Use Heather’s at-home spa treatments.

Pregnancy is a great excuse to go on a vacation, or rather a babymoon! Get great location, ideas, and reasons why you should take one, here and here

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Mindi describes pregnancy as “… the longest, shortest time in your life. When it’s over you can’t remember what life was like without this new human being you love so intensely.” She couldn’t have said it any better. Help preserve the experience with 4 Ways to Create Lasting Memories of Your Pregnancy, and making a belly cast

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How to Pamper a Pregnant Woman

Melanie Denney lives in the smallest of towns, with her two little darlings. She has a Bachelor's degree and happily works as a full-time mother and a freelance writer, specializing in sociology and recreation leadership. ... More

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6 comments

  1. Alanna says:

    Oh I’ll be sharing this one. 😉

  2. Tracey says:

    I love this article and I am totally going to share this with my husband although he already does this and more. He is so loving and caring; sometimes when I’m too lazy or tired to walk, my husband carries me wherever I want to go, even if it’s just to use the bathroom.

  3. Lynna says:

    I absolutely love this article! Shows just how much we deserve carrying a baby…We need relaxation. sharing your great ideas with the hubby!

  4. TaKeisha says:

    Nice!!!!! I am going to bookmark this.

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