Hi new mommies-to-be! Welcome to the club! Undoubtedly, this is the best and hardest time in your life at the same time…but hey, there will be a rainbow after the rain, right? Trust us, you will remember and perhaps longing to this moment FOREVER. There are tonnes of facts about pregnancy, but for this entry, we will share with you the eminent one amongst preggy mommies.
Hello teenage skin!
Mommies, we bet, you will miss your pregnant day. Because, during this day you will get glowing fresh-looking teenage skin. Not to mention, the changes in our hormone will give the glowing effect naturally! Oh my God! So nice if we can get that glow skin all year long without being pregnant!
Morning sickness is not always ‘morning’….
Morning sickness is not always happened in the morning. It can be night sickness, evening sickness, or even all-the-time sickness to mommies. But fun fact is, not only mommies get the morning sickness and all the symptom, but daddies can too! Isn’t it adorable when daddies sharing lovely moment together? So, this strange phenomenon, known as ‘Couvade Syndrome or ‘Sympathetic Pregnancy’’, sees some men experience weight gain, nausea and swelling in tandem with their pregnant partners. The phrase ‘I feel you honey’ works wonders here!
Everything will grow. Literally EVERYTHING! Your tummy will grow (definitely), your feet will grow (swollen caused by water retention), your heart also grow (definitely to accommodate amount of love given for baby and daddies. But, scientifically because the walls of the ventricles get thicker, in order to pump the extra blood) and don’t get alarmed because daddies grow bigger too! (when mommies eat, daddies must eat as well!)
Cravings and cravings and cravings…..
Craving for foods? Of course! All the time. Craving to eat soap? Tissues?
Wait…What????!!!! Sounds bizarre but the truth is, some mommies out there is having an eating disorder known as ‘Pica’, whereby crave for such weird cravings.
I now have allergies…
Euww…what is that smell? And out of sudden you can’t eat your favorite food because of the smell. Or perhaps you can’t stand the smell of your other half. Fret not mommies, this is just temporary perchance just for first trimester and after that you back to normal.
This top 5 facts about pregnancy may vary to mommies to-be. Some mommies experience it, and some may not. Whichever situation that mommies facing, you will miss this moment for sure! And don’t forget to get consultation from doctor if any of the situation above gets worsen.
Take care mommies! See you next entry….
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