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NYC Movers Tips for Moving While Pregnant

Posted on: May 16, 2018 | by: Hall Lane Movers May 16, 2018

nyc movers Moving is a bit of a challenge under any circumstance but moving while pregnant adds some additional hurdles. Although the easiest solution would be to move after your baby is born, this is not always possible. By planning ahead, you can better handle the stress of the situation. Consider the following tips from Hall Lane Moving & Storage, your NYC movers most often selected for their experience and reputation for stress-free relocations.

Make a to-do list
As soon as you know your move is imminent, begin to make a to-do list. Your NYC movers will be able to help you with the action items you’ll need to remember, as well.

Select a doctor
If you are moving to a new city, your first priority will be to select a midwife or doctor, and hospital in your new location. This will take some time to research and read reviews from other mothers. Some doctors may not be able to fit you into to their appointment schedule for weeks or months, so this is an item you mustn’t delay.

Take time for yourself
Make time for yourself in order to keep your stress levels down. Whether it’s reading, yoga, long walks, or dinner with friends, don’t forget to treat yourself well.  Remember to get plenty of rest when you’re tired. Pregnancy makes women feel fatigued. When you add the pressure of moving, you’ll be tired, for sure. Rest daily and try to get at least 8 hours of sleep nightly.

Don’t do it yourself
This is a great time to hire quality NYC movers, like Hall Lane Moving & Storage, to do all the work. Let them do your packing and unpacking and don’t try to do any lifting yourself. When experienced movers do a full-service packing, you can rest assured that your items are packed safely and securely.

Accept help from family and friends
This is a great time to learn to say yes when someone asks if they can help. You might need help decluttering before the move and friends or neighbors could be helpful with taking unneeded items to a donation center. If you already have children, perhaps you can get some assistance with childcare.

Hold off on baby purchases
If you have some time before baby is due, wait until you are in your new home before buying baby supplies. This way there will be less to move! If at all possible, put off major purchases like the crib, high chair, and other bedroom furniture until after the move.