Psychological changes during pregnancy.ppt

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Psychological changes during pregnancy.ppt

  1. 1. Dr. Shamanthakamani Narendran
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION <ul><li>Pregnancy is an experience full of growth, change, enrichment, and challenge. </li></ul><ul><li>Fears and expectations about becoming parents. </li></ul><ul><li>Emotions in both mother and father. </li></ul>
  3. 3. FIRST TRIMESTER <ul><li>Anxiety </li></ul><ul><li>Provokes tears </li></ul><ul><li>Become depressed or angry </li></ul><ul><li>Sudden emotional swings </li></ul><ul><li>Fear of abortions </li></ul>Need extra emotional support from family members
  4. 4. Embryo to Fetus fifteen days twenty-one days thirty days thirty-four days six wks eight wks six weeks seven weeks
  5. 5. SECOND TRIMESTER <ul><li>Self-conscious about the weight </li></ul><ul><li>Overwhelming event </li></ul><ul><li>Fetal movement – 20 weeks </li></ul><ul><li>Will husband be able to support ? </li></ul>
  6. 6. BOY OR GIRL fourth month fifth month sixth month
  7. 7. THIRD TRIMESTER <ul><li>Anxiety about labor and birth </li></ul>
  8. 8. The average weight of the Indian baby at 40 weeks of pregnancy is 2,750Gms at birth.
  9. 9. Dreams During Pregnancy <ul><li>Experience strange dreams about childbirth, newborn baby, and life as a new mother. </li></ul><ul><li>Baby's sex and nightmares </li></ul>
  10. 10. EMOTIONS IN FATHER <ul><li>Emotional changes </li></ul><ul><li>Apprehensive about their ability to parent. </li></ul>
  11. 11. MIND-BODY INTERACTIONS MOTHER-TO-BE <ul><li>Shifts in the body image, changes in the hormones, and the attitude toward cultural pressures and expectations. </li></ul>
  12. 12. New Born A healthy new born cries vigorously as soon as he is born, kicking his limbs actively, giving the greatest joy to the tired mother.
  13. 13. Understanding the common psychological changes that occur during pregnancy will help both expectant mothers and expectant fathers to understand themselves and their partners better.
  14. 14. Yoga practices are safe and beneficial during pregnancy

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