Paula & Brent
WE HAVE A COMPLAINT! We put our profile live on the ParentProfiles.com profile site over the Thanksgiving weekend, and were looking forward to a peaceful Christmas season with family and friends. Much to our surprise, five days before Christmas, we got a call from the mother of a birthmother who was about to deliver what turned out to be a healthy baby boy with a terrific set of lungs. He was born more ...
If it's your first pregnancy, you will probably be apprehensive about what to expect.
Alex and I came together due to the immense love we found in one another. We promise to do everything we can to share that profound love and joy with our child! Take a moment to get to know us & see what we are about! Looking forward to being a family!
Perhaps you're not even sure whether you are pregnant yet. If you're unsure what the early signs of your first pregnancy are, these include:The cessation of menstruation;
Hormonal changes may make a woman susceptible to many mood swings so it's important to look after yourself and open yourself to support from the people around you. This is particularly true in a first pregnancy younger women particularly may find the changes in their bodies are scary or unattractive. Don't feel ashamed of negative moods or emotions, or try to hide them from your partner (although try not to overdo it with the frying pan).
Early signs of pregnancy, including a first pregnancy, do not usually include much change in the shape of the new mother's tummy.
If the signs indicate that, yes, this indeed appears to be your first pregnancy the next thing you need to do is a urine test. You can use a home pregnancy test kit or visit your doctor. A urine test is usually done a few days after missing your period. If negative, do try it a few days later again to confirm the results.
The sooner you visit a doctor in a first pregnancy the better. This is to ensure that:a) You are healthy; and
Once you are informed about what to expect and know what to do, you will feel more relaxed and better able to plan your first pregnancy.
Remember that you are not alone. There are many support networks for first pregnancies and there is a wide range of pregnancy and childbirth information in the form of books and internet resources, so you can make informed decisions.