Now is the perfect time to lead a healthy lifestyle and, if necessary, make changes so you feel as healthy and energised as you can. If you smoke now is a great time to stop. Smoking around your baby is dangerous and there is lots of help to stop. Smoking services in Derbyshire can support both yourself and your partner if you choose to stop. If you do continue to smoke, you shouldn’t smoke around your partner or offer her any cigarettes.
Gentle exercise during pregnancy is also good for mum and baby, so going for a walk or swim together is a great way to stay active whilst spending some quality time together. Eating healthily will also be much easier for your partner if you do this together. It’s important for your baby and your partner that they are eating a varied, balanced diet.