‘Fitspiration’ Aubrey Miles shares her do’s and don’ts for pregnant women
Being a “fitspiration” did not happen overnight for pregnant beauty Aubrey Miles. To help out soon-to-be-mothers, she enumerated her do’s and don’ts in maintaining a physically fit body while ensuring a healthy pregnancy.
Miles took to Instagram yesterday, Oct. 16 to make it clear that despite what people think, she gained weight during her pregnancy and will still gain weight, considering she still has two more month before her due date.
“That’s a good thing when you’re pregnant,” she explained. “Healthy gaining is advisable especially for the baby.”
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It’s only tuesday and I’m posting another maternity photo. I got a lot of questions How do I maintain being fit or not gain weight. First, I definitely gained weight🤰🏻. I have 2 more months so still gaining. That’s a good thing when you’re pregnant. Healthy gaining is advisable especially for the baby. Everything that you’ll read here is not an Obligation for me to stay healthy. I really ENJOY every bit of it. Here are my DO’s and DONT’s. 1. I sleep EARLY 2. I WAKE up early 3. I DON’T drink any artificial (pack) drink 4. I only drink WATER, Ever since. 5. I don’t eat white rice, Only BROWN. 6. I hardly eat chips, More FRUITS 7. If I crave for sweets I get GUYABANO or Fuji APPLES. 8. If I crave for salty, I go for PLAIN popcorn 9. I love anything steamed. FISH and VEGGIES. I stopped eating PORK for 6years now. I never use Sawsawan. 10. I try to workout ATLEAST 3x a week. 11. NO caffeine, oh well recently I started my DECAF cappuccino 12. I always have my COCOA butter lotion beside my bed table for stretch marks prevention. 13. Always carry a WATER tumbler with me 14. I use all HERBAL, PARABEN free shampoo and conditioner 15. NO RAW food until I give birth. 16. I drink my COMPLETE prenatal supplements. 17. I always carry my prenatal ORGANIC gummies just incase it’s traffic and I feel like throwing up. 18. I try NOT to eat out or stay out long coz I tend to get hungrier and end up eating junk so I go home as soon as I’m done with my errands. 19. I listen to MUSIC and READ books more than I watch tv 20. I like to eat and stay at HOME to keep everything safe for me and my baby. All this applies to me, doesn’t mean you have to do it. I’m Just sharing my ways If you’d like to know. My first 2 pregnancies were very different, everything changed and everything got better. Do Whatever WORKS for you. We all have one goal. A HEALTHY Baby. #amilesphatpregnant #3rdtrimester #pregnancy #pregnancyzone #fitpregnancy
A good chunk of her do’s and don’ts focuses on diet. She only eats brown rice and is absolutely in love with steamed fish and vegetables. Sashimi is a big no for Miles as she is firm on not eating raw food until she gives birth.
She revealed it has been six years since she stopped eating pork. While Filipinos prefer a variety of “sawsawan” (dipping sauces) to go together with their food, she claimed she shies away from said sauces.
Miles prefers fruits over chips for her snacks. If ever she is craving for sweets, she consumes guyabano (soursop) or Fuji apples. If, on the other hand, she is craving for something salty, plain popcorn is her best friend.
Water is a must for her — she always carries a water tumbler. She doesn’t drink artificial drinks and stays away from caffeine, although she admitted she recently started drinking a decaffeinated cappuccino. She noted that she prefers eating at home, doing her best not to eat out or stay out long to avoid eating unhealthy food.
Her diet is also accompanied by a healthy lifestyle. She sleeps and wakes up early. She tries her best to work out at least three times a week. When it comes to relaxation, she prefers listening to music and reading books more than watching television.
To ensure her baby’s well-being, Miles drinks all of her prenatal supplements. She also uses herbal, paraben-free shampoo and conditioner. To avoid stretch marks, she always has a cocoa butter lotion within reach.
“All this applies to me, doesn’t mean you have to do it. I’m just sharing my ways if you’d like to know,” she wrote. “Do whatever works for you. We all have one goal: a healthy baby.” JB
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