Pregnancy: What to Expect

Your body is already adjusting to accommodate and nourish the baby even when the pregnancy kit does not give you accurate results.

Nonetheless, you need to know what to expect concerning your appetite, physical changes and emotions.

You also have to be aware of the pregnancy sex positions that will bring your sex life back on track.


  • The breasts

Rapid hormonal changes take place soon after conception.

You will notice that your breasts have become soft, tender and swollen.

In other cases, some even become very sensitive and sore. This is normal.

Get yourself a sports bra or any other bra that is supportive and can hold your breasts gently in place.

  • Nausea

adult-18604_640You know this too well. Nausea can strike as early as three weeks after you have conceived.

It is caused by rising levels of progesterone and estrogen hormones.

Your stomach slows down the digestion process and hence empties slower than it used to be.

To reduce these bouts of nausea, eat frequent meals in small portions.

  • Urination

Often, the enlarging uterus presses the bladder causing you to urinate more frequently.

Some women experience urine leaks when they laugh, sneeze or cough. Again, this is normal.

It is highly advisable that you urinate as and when the urge arises to prevent urinary tract infections.

For a good night’s sleep, cut down on fluids hours before bedtime and avoid caffeine.

  • Dizziness and fatigue

You can never fight the fatigue. The solution is to rest and have enough sleep.

Your blood circulation system experiences a change where the vessels dilate and the blood pressure drops. Do not stand for prolonged periods.

Take occasional breaks and sit down. When rising, do it gently especially after sleeping.

If you think that the dizziness is too much, seek professional advice.

  • The sex

The raging hormones, as they call it, can sometimes set you on a trail blaze of things you may not even comprehend.naked-453253_640

One minute you want the sex really badly, the next you just want to throw your man away with the garbage.

Estrogen boosts your libido by pumping blood to the uterus and the pelvis.

Vaginal lubrication occurs which may contribute to heightened sensitivity in most parts including the breasts and the nipples.

Sex positions that can satisfy you include the scissors, the doggy style, and the leap frog. Pregnancy is more like a journey.

Knowing what to expect will let you go through the experience without worry knowing that some occurrences are normal.

Further, be sure to keep yourself and the baby safe.

The pregnancy sex positions first trimester should be done in such a way that you won’t hurt the baby.