Pregnancy is often associated with stress: significant hormonal changes occur in a woman's body, she is worried about her unborn child, and toxicosis does not contribute to a positive attitude. However, the expectant mother must protect herself from stress in order to give birth to a healthy baby.
Excitement, fear and other negative emotions are contraindicated in pregnant women. Regular stress during pregnancy can lead to negative consequences. In particular, if the expectant mother is too often nervous, then her baby may subsequently develop sleep disturbances. Needless to say, the constant crying of a child at night will lead to additional stress and regular insomnia, possibly, cause illness?
However, this is not the most serious consequence of the worries suffered during pregnancy. For example, sometimes severe stress experienced in the early stages of pregnancy even lead to a miscarriage. Also, the constant fears and worries of the expectant mother in most cases cause an increase in the level of some hormones in the body of an unborn child. In particular, we are talking about cortisol - the so-called stress hormone. A sharp increase in its level often leads to diseases of the cardiovascular system. Thus, a woman who endures severe stress during pregnancy runs the risk of giving birth to a baby with a heart problem. In addition, anxiety experienced late in pregnancy can lead to premature birth.
Finally, it is important to remember that the unborn child feels everything that happens to his mother. Her joy becomes his joy, and her pain becomes his pain. Strong negative emotions experienced by a pregnant woman instantly affect her baby. That is why those who worry and worry too much during childbirth are more likely to have nervous, irritable and fearful children. Remember, by caring for yourself, you are caring for the baby you carry under your heart. Positive emotions will benefit a pregnant woman and help her give birth to a healthy, strong baby.