Pregnancy is a stage in life that leaves a lot of women confused as they can’t understand what’s going on inside them and how it affects their physical appearance, the physical and mental challenges associated with pregnancy can be really difficult for women because the changes in their physical and mental health are too much. To ease the difficulty and anxiety that a pregnant woman experiences during this period, she should call to book a visit to her doctor.
Having your first child can be tasking, and you have to ask questions about everything because this is a new experience but there are different signs that will act as signals to point you in the direction especially on your 9th month, so what can you expect when your pregnancy is in its 9th month
What To Expect When You’re 9 Months Pregnant
Braxton Hicks Contractions
Braxton hicks contractions are contractions in the uterus that begin at 6 weeks. But these contractions can either decrease or increase on the 9th month of pregnancy as the baby drops lower. These contractions are also accompanied by mucus on the 9th month as a sign of delivery.
Umbilical Cord Banking Decision
This is a process aimed at preserving the blood from your baby’s umbilical cord, it is a choice you should make if you possess the necessary financial power as it can help a family member overcome cancer, and anemia, umbilical cord blood can also be donated to a public bank which is a good option if you can’t afford umbilical cord banking.
The Excitement Of Labour
Labour is never an exciting experience for any woman but some first-time moms think about how the process will feel and this builds excitement, it is a common thing and a good way to prepare yourself mentally for the challenge of giving birth.
People Will Remind You
On the 9th month of your pregnancy, people will begin to ask you when you’ll give birth. This is the most common sign that you’re close to your delivery date so be sure always to smile and tell them to wait because your baby will be out in a few weeks.
Increased Sex Drive
A lot of women have reported an increased sex drive/libido, clitoris hypersensitivity, and vaginal lubrication when they’re 9 months pregnant and you’ll experience the same thing also, this is simply because the body is trying to give the vagina its ability to accommodate the baby during delivery.
Other Signs Of A 9 Months Pregnancy
- Itchy skin
- Frequent urination
- A backache
- Leaky breasts
Pregnancy is an experience that excites most women, the challenges that come with it are easily accepted because everyone knows that a few problems are nothing compared to the joy of having a child, the 9th month may be tough, but you’ll surely make it through, so get your bags packed!