Week 5: How to Deal With Mood Swings
Having mood swings lately? Don’t worry, we are here to help you. Fight those mood swings the easy way.
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Do you know why you are experiencing mood swings? It’s because your hormones, estrogen and progesterone, are working overtime to prepare your uterus for your baby. You’re also producing high levels of HCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin) or the ‘pregnancy hormone’. This is the hormone that pregnancy kits detect in your urine.
Try fighting it by taking a nap or a nice walk. Remember that these mood swings are normal and you may feel them up to your 10th week of pregnancy.
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Did you know?
By this stage, your baby’s brain is beginning to develop, starting with the neural tube. You should continue your intake of Folic Acid to help prevent neural tube defects during your baby’s brain development.