Expectant mothers often experience various emotions during pregnancy. The joy, anxiety, passing for doubt.

During the first weeks of pregnancy, emotions are often varied and uncontrollable. One day, the mother is extremely enthusiastic, however the next day, morning sickness or the idea of having a baby, make it more vulnerable and prone to shared emotions, even of anguish on his ability to be mother.

Ups and downs

Mainly emotions experienced during the first quarter:

* Joy / enthusiasm
* Anticipation
* Fear / anxiety
* Anxiety
* Doubt
* Mood changes

The challenge is to understand and accept that it is normal to feel these feelings that makes full use of the pregnancy symptoms. Pregnant women often develop a sense of guilt if they experience such emotions, falsely accusing not bathe in a bath of constant happiness.

Reality

In fact pregnancy is a unique state which symbolizes both a new beginning and the end of life as previously known. Like any transition leading to the unknown, this condition causes extreme emotions and contradictory that we must learn to tame. The body undergoes a series of physical changes and hormone responsible for mood and emotions worthy of a Big Eight. Lifestyle must also adapt to the new condition ( dietary changes , weight gain, fatigue, pain in the back, lifestyle, libido, headaches , etc.Generally, emotions lose their extreme intensity in the second and third quarter and feelings become more controllable.

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Prenatal depression e

Most women are aware of a condition known as post-par tum depression, which can occur within weeks or months after birth. A little known fact, however, which affects a large number of pregnant women prenatal depression. It is important to talk with a health care professional who can identify symptoms and refer mothers to a psychologist. Most often this diagnosis is associated with a history of physical abuse and / or psychological situations causing physical pain. Pregnancy is a period when women are vulnerable and do not overlook the importance of emotions they feel. Help family, friends and / or a Douala (or medical) is crucial to help the mother to accept the emotional changes that they face.

Dads also

The dads are sometimes subject to similar emotions, even if they are not subjected to physical and hormonal changes. Express and share their doubts, fears and joys in couples or couples who already have children can relativize some uncomfortable feelings and adapt to an unknown reality.