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Healthy pregnancy by Lynn Huggins-Cooper, Infinite Ideas

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4. Moody momma

Coping with anxiety and mood swings.

Everyone’s heard of the ‘radiant’ pregnant woman – but how many people have actually seen her? Some women feel cranky, PMT style, and others feel weepy. If your ‘bloom’ is somewhat wilted, or your partner keeps biting your head off, this idea is for you!

After the first elation – or shock – of finding out that you are pregnant, you may find yourself feeling flat. It’s hard to feel positive when you are feeling tired and sick. You may find that you act out of character, feeling moody and irrational. This is partially due to the massive surge of hormones experienced at the beginning of pregnancy – but also may be due to the mental adjustment needed to see yourself as a mother.

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