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Motherhood will bring dramatic and wonderful changes in your life. So whether it is your first time to get pregnant or your second time, each pregnancy brings delight knowing that a human being, a baby, is growing inside your womb. And as a mother, we know that the second pregnancy will display different pregnancy symptoms as compared to the first pregnancy.
Although every pregnancy is different, the second pregnancy may not going to be as difficult as the first for the mother already knows what she would go through in those exciting nine months. She, more or less, already knows what to expect and is already aware of the required preparation during pregnancy and also the symptoms of pregnancy.
Differences of second pregnancy
Some woman will discover that the second pregnancy symptoms will normally different from their first. Since their body has already gone through childbirth, the level of fatigue may be different from what they went through when they carried their first child especially that they are also taking care of their first born while being pregnant.
Some of the biggest challenges of becoming pregnant with your second child is how to handle and manage your time between your work, family, household, and your pregnancy. You may be too preoccupied to properly take care of your health. This could also a reason for anxiety for most women. To eliminate this feeling, you can seek both physical and emotional assistance from your partner.
For second-time moms, below are the three changes that come along with the second pregnancy:
1. The baby moves sooner. Other many differences that a mother will notices is that her baby will start moving a bit sooner as compared to first time. Generally, a first timer mom would feel the baby start kicking on the fifth month but for second-timers, the kicking and moving can be felt in as early as 4 months. This could also be attributed to her knowledge on that her baby is moving inside of her and she can feels it, so she can easily recognize the movements and kicks.
2. You tummy will start to enlarge one month sooner. After giving birth to your first baby, the uterus does not shrink to its original size resulting to your belly expanding immediately.
3. You will now carry the baby in your lower abdomen. This is a result of your first pregnancy. When you first got pregnant, your muscles around your abdominal become weaken. This is nothing to be worried about, though. Carrying your child lower has its upsides and downsides as well. The good thing about this is that it allows you to breathe easily and allows you to also eat comfortably; however, this would make you frequent your visits to the rest room. Most women notice they have to urinate more urgently and frequently over the course of their second pregnancy.
Well now let’s hope that the third pregnancy will yield the same pregnancy symptoms as the first and the second!