5 Hobbies To Keep Women Busy During Pregnancy

Are you pregnant and freaking out? Are you thinking, ‘What the hell am I going to do for eight months?’ You’re not alone friends. There are so many women out there who are sailing in the same boat. Why don’t you take up a simple hobby to pass time in a constructive and enjoyable way? Here are a few hobbies that you can pursue during your pregnancy.

Knitting

Knitting

1. Knitting

Worried that you don't know how to knit? 'Watching my friend Sally knit cute little toe covers and caps for her young one, I was panicked that I don't even know how to pick up needles!' says a worried and pregnant Kate, 31. Well Kate, eight months of your pregnancy is the perfect time to learn and master this hobby, isn't it?


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Photography

Photography

2. Photography

You really don't need to buy expensive lens to take up photography during pregnancy, 'I simply picked up my ordinary digital camera and started clicking. My best pastime was post-processing my images on the computer' says a 3-month pregnant Annie, 27. Your best pastime can be post-processing your images on the computer.


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Painting

Painting

3. Painting

'I left painting in my sophomore years'. We've heard many women in their late twenties say this to us. What a pity, isn't it? If you're one of these women, then we urge you to pick up your paintbrushes right now! 'Painting is a hobby that gives me peace of mind, a sense of calm and serenity' is what Marge, a mommy-to-be had to say. We second you, Marge.


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Making Scrapbooks

Making Scrapbooks

4. Making Scrapbooks

Trust us friends, this is the most fun hobby of all. We're sure you have a drawer in your house which is full of prints of old photographs, souvenirs, memorabilia, knick knacks and small things that you may have carried back from your vacations. All you need to do is buy a scrapbook with plain pages, get some colorful markers and glue and start making your very own lifetime scrapbook. Your friends, family and your husband will love it.


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Jewelry making

Jewelry making

5. Jewelry making

If you're fond of fashion jewelry, have you ever considered making it? 'No, it's not intimidating at all' says Jane, 28. She is 2 months pregnant and makes jewelry for pastime. 'If you find going out to wholesalers and buying beads, glue and strings very cumbersome, just pick up a jewelry making kit from WalMart' she explains. The point is to channel your creative energies into an activity, right?


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‘My photographing went so well, that even after the birth of my child, I pursued it and I’m earning money by selling my images over the Internet’, says Annie. Who knows, something similar might happen to you too?


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