Getting pregnant can both be happy and stressful. But, all the discomfort including the ever-glowing belly, insomnia, morning sickness, and long wait of labor are all worth it.
A couple who is planning to raise a family should read this post to understand all the sacrifices a woman endures during the nine-month pregnancy period.
1. The feeling of being completely excited and terrified
A pregnant woman especially first-timer would not be terrified about the responsibilities of taking care a baby, but the fact on how to push that little thing out.
2. The morning sickness that lasts all day
This can be one of the most difficult part of pregnancy that a woman suffers. The good thing is that after a month or two, it will finally over.
3. Using panty liners most of the time
A panty liner is one of the must haves of a pregnant woman even without periods.
4. Not wearing diaper, but getting diaper rash
Some pregnant women experience getting diaper rash though they’re not using diaper at all.
5. Mucus is a normal thing
Mucus plugs and this is the reason why pregnant woman needs to use panty liners.
6. That feeling of being like Dolly Parton
When you become pregnant, even if you’re a small chested person, it will grow big due to the production of milk. This concern may be annoying to those women who have big bust because the weight may increase in exaggeration.
7. Cankles that affect the entire leg
Experiencing cankles is common to pregnant woman as the pregnancy progresses. It may last for several months until the delivery. That’s why to relieve the condition, pregnant woman should elevate the legs when sitting.
8. Walking like a penguin
As the tummy gets bigger, a pregnant woman may experience hip and back pain that may affect the way she walks. It is noticeable that some pregnant women may waddle like a penguin unconsciously.
9. The feeling of awesomeness
You may feel awesome considering your ability to grow a human being and bear all the things involve for nine months.
10. Anticipating the worst pain in life
Giving birth to a baby can be the most painful experience of a woman. But, after the delivery and cuddling the baby in your arms you can say that it’s all worth the pain.
11. Feeling hot
Pregnancy affects the body temperature that’s why even if the air condition is on, a pregnant woman still feels indescribably hot.
12. The annoying pee time
That feeling of getting up the bed many times at night to pee. This surely affects the sleeping pattern.
13. Indescribable feeling of disappointment
This is very true to many pregnant women who crave to eat something. But, it may cause disappointment when you can’t find the food she wants. It may even bring her to tears.
14. The feeling that you want to punch a person
It can be unavoidable to hear comments from other people about how big you become or other rude comments about your pregnancy to some extent that you want to punch him or her.
15. The need to organize everything
As you’re preparing for the big day, you need to organize all the things that you’ll need during the delivery and essential things for the baby. Make a list so that you won’t miss anything.
16. The time you feel the baby move
Experiencing that the baby inside of you move gives a surreal and precious feeling. You may have obsessed waiting for that time that when the baby comes out to the world.
17. Trying to trim the hedges
It can be a little bit pissing when you want to trim the hedges but you can’t see below the belly button anymore.
18. The feeling of being like Jabba the Hutt
As the tummy gets bigger, it would be difficult to sit up effortlessly. You may feel pain when you sit up improperly, thus you feel what Jabba the Hutt feels.
19. The needs to get fiber
Pregnancy involves constipation or the difficulty to eliminate bowel. That’s why a pregnant woman should ensure eating foods that are rich in fiber.
20. When the baby turns around
The feeling of discomfort or unexplainable feeling when the baby inside of you seems like turning around from your cervix to the bladder.
21. The need to access clean restrooms
It is essential for a pregnant woman to use clean restrooms as she is prone to UTI.
22. The feeling to be punched
It is normal to feel that your baby seems like punching or kicking. It’s a sign that the baby is healthy.
23. Associating diarrhea to delivery
Some pregnant women associate diarrhea to delivery, but it’s a myth.
24. The urge to pee a little when you sneeze or cough
This situation may be common because the baby lies atop of the bladder that gives you the feeling to pee.
25. Why ASPCA commercials make you cry
A pregnant woman seems to be very emotional to the extent that even television shows or commercials make them cry. Change the channel so you won’t cry.
26. Imagination kills
Watching a movie tickles the imagination and worse a pregnant woman may feel the presence of a monster or anything.
27. Sleeping in the comfort of pillows
Sleeping in the comfort of pillows is very common to most pregnant women. It’s because pillows give comfort and relieve the sleepless nights.
28. Being forgetful
There are instances in which a pregnant woman is getting forgetful on the things she is doing or words that she’s trying to say.
29. Loving someone before meeting him or her
Perhaps, it’s the mother’s instinct that prevails in which you love the baby even before meeting him or her.