Beautiful Lessons Pregnancy Teaches you

By:Vasudha Bhat, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Apr 21, 2014

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Pregnancy marks the beginning of your motherhood and every woman longs to experience the feeling. With several ups and downs during those 40 weeks, pregnancy teaches you a lot of things which you have not experienced ever before in life.
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    Enjoy the Motherhood

    The moment you discover you are pregnant, your motherhood starts. Those 40 weeks of the term are the most precious moments which you will cherish for the rest of your life. This time brings you immense happiness and gives you a completely new perspective to look at the world. You learn some unknown facts about life and also about yourself. Here is a list of few such things which you will learn while waiting for your little one.

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    Taking Care of Yourself

    While we try to attain a perfect balance between our personal and professional life, our health suffers big time. Working till late night and eating out becomes a routine. But, when you are pregnant your habits start demanding a change. You learn to look after yourself by watching out for your diet, your sleep and your exercise regime.

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    Being Responsible

    The day you become pregnant, your baby starts demanding proper care and nourishment in order to avoid any complications. You no more can ignore a healthy lifestyle as there is someone else with you who has to be looked after.

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    Being Patient

    Although you are desperate to know a lot of things about your body and baby, which includes how your child will look like, how does it feel when you are in labour, how will you look like with a baby bump and many more but there is not much you can do about it. All you have to do is just wait for your baby. This teaches you to be patient in life.

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    Your Body Knows What it Wants

    When you are pregnant your body becomes smarter than ever. It will tell you on its own what it needs at what time. You will experience an intolerable craving for foods which you would never had longed for when you were not pregnant.

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    Support is Necessary

    You may have been an independent and confident woman all your life but pregnancy teaches you the importance of a support in life. You will learn that there is nothing wrong with asking for help from your near ones.

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    Being Low on Energy

    Had it been about managing daily household stuff or handling your work at office you would have been quick and energetic. But pregnancy teaches you to be low on energy and you learn that there is nothing wrong with it. It is perfectly fine to just lie down on your bed and comfort yourself.

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    Staying Comfortable all the Time

    During pregnancy you can slip into your comfortable lowers and stay like that for the rest of the day. Pregnancy teaches you to comfort yourself. You do not have to sit in those tight fitted denims to look good. You can afford to be yourself whenever and wherever you like to.

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    Spending Time with your Partner and Family

    When your busy schedule has taken you away from your partner and family, pregnancy ones again gets you closer to your loved ones. You will have enough time to spend with your partner and enjoy pregnancy together.

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    Giving up on Things you Love

    Earlier, giving up on things you love was next to impossible for you but once you become pregnant you only have to do things which are healthy for both you and your child. Be it your addiction to alcohol or your love for caffeine, you may have to give it up all for your child’s benefit.

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    Falling in Love with Yourself

    Before you became pregnant even an inch of extra flab on your body took away your peace. But, during pregnancy you just do not mind your bulging belly. Being pregnant teaches you to love your body the way it is.

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