Community blog post
It was late January 2016 that I took my positive pregnancy test, so I’ve been thinking a lot about this time last year. I was thinking about when I started being a mum and when I started feeling like a mum. Without getting into a pro-life vs. pro-choice debate, I’d like to share my story and discuss with you when you first started being a mum.
I personally started feeling like I was a mum as soon as I saw the word ‘Pregnant’ on the pregnancy test I’d just taken.
My responsibilities as a mother started from that point:
I tried to rest when I felt like I needed it I tried to exercise when I felt like I had the energy (which didn’t happen for the first trimester, as all I did was go to work, eat and sleep!) I avoided lifting heavy objects I didn’t drink alcohol I tried