There is a dramatic change of the estrogen and progesterone levels in the body of a pregnant women. This, apart from making physical changes, as is evident, but also results in psychological changes. The abrupt fluctuations of mood are a part of this process. However, this adds a different kind of glow, that significantly aid in the development of the fetus and affect the physical activity of the body.


Estrogen and progesterone are the chief pregnancy hormones. Their increase in levels is the most during pregnancy than in the entire lifetime of a woman.

The increase in the level of estrogenduring this blessed period of lifeenables improved vascularization of the uterus and the placenta. Additionally, estrogen plays a very important role in the development of the fetus.Therapid increase of estrogen during the first trimester may cause a vomiting tendency which is of course associated with pregnancy leading to milk duct development that enlarges the breasts in the second trimester.

The progesterone levels are extraordinarily high during pregnancy as well.This causes the loosening of ligaments and joints throughout the body. High levels of progesterone causes the internal structures such as the uterus to increase in size.



So if any thought had struck a mind that there wont be any more mood swings as the menstrual cycle is on a pause during pregnancy, then it’s time to get ready for another, a little bigger time period of mood swings. However, as Mothers are the blessed women as they tolerate every change in their body with a happy face.


Pregnancy is the most beautiful period of a women’s life. So it is very important that it is spent happily. Despite the hormonal changes and the natural mood swings, it is very important to be ecstatic for the child who is awaiting to come into this world.

Here are a few ways of how one can stay happy during pregnancy:

  1. Avoid negative people.
  2. Indulge into yoga and meditation to attain self peace.
  3. Pamper yourself.
  4. Eat healthy. Also eat all of that you want to and eat a lot. Remember there is someone within you.
  5. Maintain a healthy lifestyle
  6. Treat others kindly.
  7. Watch all those entertainment programs that makes you happy. Avoid sad and horror shows during this time. At least that is recommendable.




Pregnancy is a blessing. So just love being pregnant. Enjoy this period to the fullest. Dress up to your best. This is the time to go shopping all those new outfits fitting the would be mother’s new size. It’s important to click a lot of pictures during this entire period. A comparison between them makes a lady feel good.



It is very important to stay under the continuous guidance of a doctor during this period. Reporting about any kind of problem as soon as it occurs is a must.


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