Pregnancy: A Time For Hormones And Change

Experiencing too many new feelings? “I’m happy about my pregnancy but I’m feeling a bit nervous. I have tons of questions. How will be my baby’s health? Will I be able to manage it? Can I provide my baby what they need?”

Pregnancy is a time for incredible changes because it shows a break with the past and an extension into the future.

Shifting In Hormones


Pregnancy is a period that brings with it big hormonal shifts. Hormones like oestrogen, progesterone and the hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) can manifest as your emotions such as anxiety, nervousness, depression or elation. How you feel sometimes is definitely influenced during pregnancy, you may experience mood swings, difficulty in concentrating, drowsiness and fatigue. The good thing is that you can easily get used to it and manage in no time.

The support of a spouse or partner during hormonal changes is important

A Different Time


Your pregnancy is a time for incredible changes because it shows a break with the past and an extension into the future. It is only natural to question everything and yourself as well. Will you be you up to the task? What kind of mother will you be? As you become ready to become a mother, these are the some of the questions that you may ask yourself. Some women might feel a lot of pressure due to it. It common for pregnant women to go from one extreme to the other in terms of mood swings and uncertainties, causing you to feel a lot more sensitive and emotional.

Be Unafraid


Despite being very rational in everyday life, women can become very anxious and afraid to lose their figure due to pregnancy. While it is true that your body will change, as is naturally intended during pregnancy, your lifestyle also changes. Thus some people get more intimated and worried at the thought of it. This, however, does not justify you following a strict diet at a time when your growing baby needs full nutrition to get a good start in life. Talk with your doctor for guidance and to understand the right balance between your baby’s needs and your own weight. Once you prepare yourself with the correct information and a support system, there is nothing to worry or fear about. Enjoy your pregnancy with all the excitement it deserves without being afraid of it.


Despite being very rational in everyday life, women can become very anxious and afraid to lose their figure due to pregnancy. While it is true that your body will change, as is naturally intended during pregnancy, your lifestyle also changes. Thus some people get more intimated and worried at the thought of it. This, however, does not justify you following a strict diet at a time when your growing baby needs full nutrition to get a good start in life. Talk with your doctor for guidance and to understand the right balance between your baby’s needs and your own weight. Once you prepare yourself with the correct information and a support system, there is nothing to worry or fear about. Enjoy your pregnancy with all the excitement it deserves without being afraid of it.

Things To Do

Now that you have understood the things you will experience during pregnancy, you have to prepare for them by taking specific actions. You will have to buy baby care items, correct maternity clothes, prepare baby’s room and furniture, alter your eating habits and start talking to your baby through your belly; everything to prepare for childbirth. Do not forget to fully involve your partner in all of this, he is also expecting the baby. For your baby’s way from inside the womb to birth, these are the physical activities that come with your transformation.

While the pregnancy hormones may influence some of your moods and make you feel a little less in control, they do not change anything that fundamentally makes you who you are. How you feel at a certain moment in time and how you respond to things while being pregnant, does not change you as a person. So if you are worried about losing yourself in all of this, it will only last some months and at the end of the day, it is a change that will bring about one of the most positive experiences of your life.

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