Have A Ball, With Your Bump!
Mother & Baby India|December 2020
The nausea, swelling of the feet, and the food aversions may be aplenty, but there’s so much to gain during pregnancy apart from the extra kilos. M&B tells you that there’s enough reason to be overjoyed

When Rebecca Bloomwood, the protagonist of Shopaholic & Baby, talked about how her husband has got ‘suddenly keen on her cleavage’ after she got pregnant, she was listing just one of the many ‘pregnancy wows’ that women can look forward to. Yes, you read that right. Impending motherhood doesn’t just come with its woes (be it cellulite or increased weight), but also brings along a bevy of positives. Read on for more.

STAYING HEALTHY

Pregnancy means no periods till you continue breastfeeding. This translates into freedom from PMS, dysmenorrhoea and cramps for that much time. Childbirth eliminates some of the prostaglandin receptor sites on the uterus which cause the contractions of the uterus during menstruation and labour.

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