- Hormonal functions cause mood swings in women during pregnancy
- It is the same hormones that cause morning sickness
- When she gets angry for silly reasons, be there with patience and talk it out when she is normal
- Join her in doing exercises which helps her control the mood
Mood swings are usual problems among women during pregnancy when the hormones work at its maximum to keep the baby inside. In some ways, it gives her a pregnancy glow, but in addition, it also makes her all weary and moody and yes, it’s your loving partner who has to go through all these.
Though it is named as morning sickness, it can happen at any time.
During this phase of life, when you and your partner go through a number of situations which includes both pleasant and difficult, it is important for you to support her and be there for her. She may get angry, but calm down and manage the situation. Sometimes, it is important to take care of her and make her feel comfortable and it is essential in the last weeks of pregnancy.
Now, how to manage the mood swings as her partner?
She can be lazy at times. She may not wash the dishes or put the laundry in the washing machine. Some days she may feel tired and won’t even sweep or mop the house. And it can be totally frustrating to realize this when you are back home after a busy schedule. But, understand the situation and plan ahead. Next time, ensure that it doesn’t happen. Talk to your partner and try to help her in this. You can take up some of the daily chores, or get it done so that your partner might feel better and get enough rest.
Sometimes she may get angry for silly things. Have some patience and talk it out later when she gets normal. Apart from all these issues, she might get worried about the physical changes and her appearance during pregnancy. Try not to comment negatively about it. Instead, talk to her about the blessings of God during motherhood.
Now, what you can do to really help her is to work out together. Join her for workout sessions. It can be a morning or evening walk together. It can be a Yoga session together. Proper work out helps her regulate the mood swings and maintain the weight. It also improves your bonding.