Adjusting to Being Pregnant

News of being pregnant can bring joy to somebody’s faces or can make somebody sad. Either which ways, you are going to face some conflicting emotions, once you get to know that you are pregnant. Pregnancy changes a women’s life forever and it is perhaps this thought which creates lot of unsettling emotions among woman.

Although, if you have been longing to have a baby forever, you still are going to go through whole lot of mixed emotions, after it is confirmed that you are pregnant. There would be many things which would resurface from nowhere and trouble you.

The primary concern for any mother will be the well being of her child. So the first though that might scare an expectant mother is that whether she will be able to take care of her baby and baby’s needs .Lots of questions will be running in her mind.

Is she and her partner financially well off to take care of the baby?. Will she be able to take care of a baby who is so delicate and sensitive? A woman may also think about, how the arrival of the baby is going to impact the relationship with her partner? Will her partner provide an adequate and equal support to her in raising the baby? In case if the woman is working and career oriented, she might also think that how having a baby would impact her career.

There are lots of hormonal changes that happen in your body once you are pregnant. These changes might make you irritable, ill tempered and may also give you terrible mood swings. In addition to all the above, a women might also be concerned about the change in her physicality during the pregnancy. Almost all women are extremely weight conscious, thus the though of being all fat and bloated up don’t go down too well with them. Many women also face a lurking fear that their pregnancy might be terminated due to miscarriage. Miscarriage is fairly common during the first trimester of pregnancy.

All these thoughts are common occurrences during pregnancy. In order to counter these thoughts, make sure that you communicate all your troubles to your partner, immediate family, friends and health care provider.

These people will guide you in the right direction. In addition they will also motivate you and help you to sail through the pregnancy troubles smoothly. Communication is the key over here. Apart from communication, be happy and enjoy each and every day of your pregnancy. If your mind is happy, it wont let any troubles or negativity effect it.



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