Pregnancy and recovery are a time of huge emotional swings. The variety and pace of the shift in emotions can be scary. By scary I mean unfamiliar.
Up until this point we may not have experienced the rush and waves of emotion. Any emotional changes during menstruation are just a preview of what a woman can experience when with child or postpartum.
But, looking at the waves of emotions as something simply unfamiliar to us allows us to be in them differently. The change in perspective allows us to not need to control, escape, apologize, repress, or be ashamed of being “emotional.” We can look at what they may be telling us. Even in pregnancy, and I would say particularly in pregnancy, emotions signal it is time to step back to look at what we need.
Pregnancy emotions reveal:
By become curious about the emotional waves of pregnancy and postpartum, we find our way out of the wave and learn how to create a better life for ourselves. This lesson will spill over to all areas of your life, and help you be a better woman and mom.