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7 Things Only A Pregnant Woman Will Understand

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A pregnancy is one monumental moment in a woman's life, and this phase of her life will be cherished forever by her and her loved ones.

The fact that there is another human being growing inside her belly brings out a lot of varied emotions in her!

A pregnant woman goes through certain experiences that are unique just to her.

The excitement to see her newborn for the first time, the fear of health complications, the anxiety about the added responsibilities, etc, may make her feel overwhelmed with a lot of extreme emotions.

Also, there are a lot of physical and hormonal changes that occur in a woman's body when she is pregnant.

These changes can be a new experience to a pregnant lady, especially if it is her first time, and only she will know how strange and excited she feels, all at the same time.

It would be impossible for people who haven't been pregnant to understand what a pregnant lady is going through and some of her experiences during that phase which cannot be expressed in words.

So, here is a list of things that only a pregnant women will understand and relate to, have a look!


1.The Roller-Coaster Ride Of Emotions

Due to the hormonal changes in her body and also due to the anxiety and excitement that comes with pregnancy, a pregnant lady often goes through some irrational mood swings!


2. Morning Sickness That Lasts For Hours

Pregnant women would know that "morning" sickness is not just limited to the mornings and can sometimes last throughout the day!


3. Constipation Issues

One of the most common symptoms during pregnancy is constipation. Due to hormonal changes and reduced bowel movements, pregnant women experience constipation, which can prove to be quite annoying.


4. Constant Trips To The Restroom

Only a pregnant women will know how frustrating it can be to feel the need to urinate multiple times in an hour. This is because of the pressure from the womb that is applied on her bladder.


5. The Joy Of The Child's Kicks

Only a pregnant woman will understand how amazing it is to experience her unborn child move inside her and kick the walls of her womb, which is truly an emotional moment!


6. The Fear Of Labour Pain

A pregnant woman, in most cases, fears the process of child-birth and labour pain, as she is told that labour pain can be excruciating!


7. Having To Buy New Clothes

A pregnant woman puts on quite an amount of weight and her belly, thighs and hips grow in size, within a couple of months, so the process of having to buy a whole new set of clothes is a plight that only pregnant women understand.

Read more about: pregnancy, parenting, constipation
Story first published: Friday, June 10, 2016, 14:00 [IST]
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