We all know that laughter has been one of the best medicines. It can cure even the sourest of the sour moods and put you in a relaxed mood. We can see nowadays the importance of laughing classes and its school in such hectic day. Today is World Smile Day which is celebrated on the first Friday in the month of October every year. The idea of was coined and initiated by Harvey Ball.
In this world smile day, we are going to discuss about the importance of laughing during pregnancy. Laughter during pregnancy can also help you alleviate stress levels. As stress during pregnancy can have a negative effect on your baby. We all are well aware of the stress effect on baby’s health. Stress affects brain development. Chronic anxiety in a mother can affect the way the fetus’s brain develops, and this can lead to behavioural issues in the child later. Prolonged Stress Increases the chances of premature birth.
So, we go further and learn the benefits of laughter while pregnant. Here you can know the Benefits Of Laughter in Pregnancy For Your Unborn Baby.
Affects your baby’s mood and movement: When you laugh, your baby jumps up and down as if on a rollercoaster, inside your uterus. Research has shown that laughter affects the fetus’s movements and emotions.
Your emotions can affect your baby: Stress hormones can adversely impact your health, as well as your baby’s. It’s all down to hormones – so why not laugh a lot and release some endorphins? When you laugh, the endorphins help you relax and calm down. This, in turn, helps your baby, too.
Baby knows its mama’s voice: Your baby is learning to read your moods and your personality. She is beginning to recognize your laughter, your voice when you sing and lots more. And because she recognizes your voice, she feels calm
Can lower blood pressure and reduce pain: Laughter can help lower your blood pressure and hence contribute to overall good health. Laughter is also known to provide pain relief.
We’ve seen what a potent thing laughter can be. It reduces stress, boosts immunity, it’s great for your unborn baby, and it strengthens relationships. Here is some tips idea’s to help you bring some laughter back into your life when you’re feeling too stressed.
Let go, and laugh: Yes, it’s that simple. Don’t worry about what people think about your laugh. If you find something funny, laugh wholeheartedly. It’s fun to be silly and uninhibited sometimes.
Surround yourself with positive people: While laughing together with someone is great, laughing at someone else’s expense is not. Surround yourself with positive people with a healthy sense of humour. Some people have a tendency to put a smile on your face without fail. Reach out to them.
Watch some sitcoms: Yes, it’s time to watch some reruns of your favourite sitcoms or shows of your favourite standup comedian, and laugh out loud. 30 minutes of some unrestrained laughter will do wonders for your physical and mental wellbeing.
Imagery: Keep pictures that you like where you can see them. You can put up funny quotes and posters at home or at your work cubicle. When you feel low, these can help bring that smile back.
Laugh with your partner: Laughter is a great bonding element in a relationship. Make time to sit and share a laugh with your partner. You could share funny stories from the early days of your relationship, or even watch a funny film together.
So, you can use all these above-mentioned tips in your pregnant life in order to stay fit fine and healthy. Enjoy your happy pregnancy every day.