Facts about pregnancy men should know
09 August 2016, 19:00
Nairobi - So many of my friends are just having
babies, and I am just here nursing my food
baby not with a worry in the world.
I will be worried when I am 30 but there
are pros on having a baby pretty young.
Your body bounces back faster meaning you
will get back in shape if you want to with a snap of finger. Let me just wait
until I am 30, it is harder and you have lost some of your skin’s power of
elasticity meaning the more you gain, the more loser skin to deal with.
Second, you are not attending PTA meetings
as the representative of grandparents that is actually the parent. By forty,
you can sit back and relax. While if you give birth at 30 you are the guys
spending pension money on fees- how bad is that when you could be vacationing
on some yacht or something?
Prolactin makes most women that actually do
choose to breast feed lose on the love hormones. It surpresses ovulation and
makes you have no sex drive meaning hoorahhh for birth control. That is why
some couples can even stay a year with no sex, the mother breast feeds.
So you are not weird, it is normal- science
Secondly, no ovulation means no estrogen,
no estrogen means you just don’t want to do what your husband would like. Your
vagina is dry and you just don’t want to have sex because you know it will be
painful and uncomfortable.
Men don’t get all these factors so at times
it is better to sit him down and actually just print this out and tell him it
is science and not your fault. He will think you are using it as an excuse
especially if he is offering to help take care of the kid to combat your
Just ask him if he wants you to stop breast
feeding and let the baby die of polio or some disease cause by lack of
immunity. You will close the case with that.
Just talk to your husbands, that is the
moral of the story and if you do not feel like it, refer him to your doctor
because we all know, new mothers have mood swings and let us not even get into
post-partum depression. But if you also notice you might have the latter, get
help. It is not that you are weak, it is just that at times it is okay to ask
for help and not wait until it spirals.
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