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    10 Best Stress Busters You Need to Utilize while Planning for a Baby

    • 4.8   (4 Votes)
    Medically Reviewed by Dr. Deepika Tiwari - MS, MBBS on 21 Jun 2019 - Written by Dr. Jyoti Mishra - MD, Advanced Infertility, MBBS - Grammatically Approved by Dr. Kavita Jaggi Agrawal - MS, MBBS

    Stress busters prove to be effective for couples in planning for pregnancy. The best stress busters to have a successful pregnancy are exercising regularly, working smart, keeping stress away, thinking positive, and performing yoga and meditation. Also, stress during pregnancy is not recommended at all.

    While planning a baby, it is very important for both the partners to keep stress and anxiety away from their personal and professional life. Stress can lead to severe complications. It can even cause PCOD which is the most common factor for infertility among women.

    You can follow these 10 Stress Busters which will help in improving fertility.

    1. Be Active

    Activeness is the key source of happiness. If you are active throughout the day, you will not feel messed up with the incompleted task. This stress buster can really help you plan your pregnancy as you can actively check out do’s and don’ts for a healthy pregnancy. (1)

    2. Control your Emotions

    Planning a Baby, Pregnancy

    Most of the people find it complicated to control or balance their emotions; especially, women when they get their menstrual cycles. Mood swings and irritations are very common emotional issues. You can take help from some medical advisors who can help you control your emotions. (2)

    3. Be a Social-Bee

    Connecting with the people around you will help you release your anxiety very easily and its an effective stress buster.  Sharing some food items or common interest like watching a movie or designing a craft will help you a lot. Helping someone will bring inner satisfaction and blessings in the form of a healthy pregnancy to you.

    4. Time for You

    It is really important that you take out some time for yourself. In this time, for instance, half an hour before sleeping or after waking up, you can manage all the emotional thoughts which are triggering inside you. This is an effective idea as you can listen to your instinct and keep lower stress levels to plan for your pregnancy with the right measures. (3)


    5. Challenge Yourself

    You should challenge yourself for all those tasks which you think you cannot perform. This will encourage you to plan a baby for which you are still scared of. Combating a challenge will make you happy and release stress. This can also boost your pain bearing tendency. (4)

    6. Eat Healthily

    Food has a mind-blowing connection with mood. Whenever you feel stressed and anxious, try having food which you love to eat. For instance, Ice-Creams are the best Stress Busters. You should also have healthy food items like flax seeds, milk, proteins and low-carb food like sprouts and salads that increase the release of oxytocin. A healthy diet plan will release your stress and balance your weight, too. You should balance your weight for a healthy pregnancy. (5)

    7. Be a Smart Human

    Do not put so much pressure on your body when there are tools and techniques which can make your work faster, easier and smarter. For example, you should not lift heavy weights if you are pregnant or trying to conceive. Instead, you can take help family members/neighbors. This will even release your anxiety as you can relax and do the work simultaneously. (6)

    8. Exercise Daily

    While planning a baby, you should always follow a moderate exercise regime. This will work very efficiently as a Stress Buster. Exercise tones your muscles and strengthens your bones. You can do light crunches, stretches and light aerobics for releasing stress and toxins from your body. (7)


    9. Think Positive

    All the stress busters are dependent on your thought process. Think positive and do not be scared of the negative stories of pregnancy. Feel good about yourself, spend quality time with your partner and stay close to the people who can give you positive advice. (8)

    10. Yoga and Meditation

    Yoga and Meditation are the best-proven stress busters. You can start with a 5 min meditation and can increase it a little bit day by day. Practicing Yoga and Meditation will give you inner peace. It will even help in balancing hormones and regulate menstrual cycles as well. (9) (10)

    It is very important for couples to find a solution for stress and anxiety when they are planning pregnancy. Stress Busters not only release stress but they also help in tracking the most possible ways of a healthy pregnancy. For more Stress Busters, please visit Ela Fun

    Dr. Jyoti Mishra

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    MD, Advanced Infertility, MBBS, Diploma
    Laparoscopic Surgeon, Gynecologist
    Dr. Jyoti Mishra is a renowned gynecologist and obstetrician in Noida. She has a vast experience in the field of obstetrics and gynecology as well as infertility treatments. She completed her MBBS and MD from Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal in the year 1993 and 1996 respectively. Then, she went on to complete Diploma in Gynae Endoscopy from the University of Kiel, Germany in 2000. She has also pursued her education in Advanced Fertility from CIMAR, Kerala in 2011. She is a proud member of Federation of Obstetric and Gynecological Societies in India (FOGSI), AOGD, IFS, IMA, IDA, Indian Association of Gynecological Endoscopist (IAGE) as well as Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction (ISAR). Her areas of expertise include In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF), Intrauterine Insemination (IUI), Caesarean section as well as Normal vaginal delivery. She is presently practicing at Blossom Clinic in Noida. The contact information of Dr. Jyoti Mishra is accessible at



    Pooja Kapoor

    Eat whatever you like. The heavy exercise routine should not be followed to boost your fertility before planning a baby.

    Oct. 13, 2018, 6:42 p.m. 5.0


    Vijendra Bhatra

    Have frequent sex with your partner. Having sex with your partner and trying some new positions can help you to forget your stress and you will be able to conceive easily.

    July 29, 2018, 11:09 a.m. 5.0


    Ragini Nanda

    Along with your health try to keep your partner healthy too. Spending quality time with your partner and discussing future can also burst your stress out.

    March 8, 2018, 3:19 p.m. 4.5


    Tamanna Singh

    Some more de-stressing plans which I had used during my own pregnancy includes practicing Mini-Relaxation sessions, taking longer relaxation breaks during stressful situations, doing gentle exercises and brisk walks at times. Hope it helps others too.

    Sept. 5, 2017, 12:34 p.m. 4.5

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