Life doesn’t stop as you progress through your pregnancy week by week. Social occasions must go on and when you host parties for your friends and family, you want to make some adjustments. Here are four pregnancy tips to remember when planning and hosting a special occasion.
Keep Things Low Maintenance
Depending on how far along you are in your pregnancy, you might have less energy than usual. As you monitor your pregnancy week by week, consider also peeling back on how elaborate you make your social gatherings. You still want to keep your guests fed and engaged, but also respect your own need for rest and relaxation.
Fill the Table With Nutritious Snacks
Since you have to watch your own diet during pregnancy, fill your snack and dinner table with delicious and nutritious snacks. This will reduce your temptation to consume too many empty calories. Cut carrots and celery and serve them with a yogurt-based dip. Buy a variety of colorful fruits in season. Cantaloupes, watermelon, bananas, grapes and mangos are delicious options. Plan a low maintenance food menu.
Watch Your Intake of Caffeine
Your guests will no doubt want coffee with dessert. Be sure to limit your own caffeine intake, which also includes chocolate and caffeinated sodas.
Dressing Fashionably During Pregnancy
While hosting your party, prioritize comfort without compromising your fashion sense. A beautiful sundress is a light and fashionable option that will keep you cool and allow you to feel in the party mood.
Keep things low maintenance and your guests will understand as you enjoy each other’s company while you stay true to your pregnancy needs.