Looking after your mental and physical wellbeing - video
During your pregnancy and when you become a new parent, looking after your mental and physical wellbeing is important for both you and your baby.
Tips on how to improve your mental and physical wellbeing
- Eat regular, healthy meals
- Keep physically active
- Try yoga or Pilates
- Quit smoking and give up alcohol
- Look after your mental wellbeing
- Reduce stress during your pregnancy
For advice and support, speak to your doctor, midwife or child health nurse.
Call Pregnancy, Birth and Baby on 1800 882 436 to speak to a maternal child health nurse.
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Last reviewed: March 2021