Psychological Changes 2

2nd Trimester




  • Less moodiness

  • Feeling of good

  • health and well-being

  • More dreaming

  • Increased interest in babies

  • Greater involvement in pregnancy

  • Becomes more protective

  • Evaluating ability to become a parent

  • Changes in sexual desire and activity

  • Increasing interest in parenting styles

Written by Fatma Safi

  • Impact of Birthing Practices on Breastfeeding – by Smith (2010)
  • Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn, by Simkin, Whalley, Keppler, Durham, & Bolding (2010)
  • Maternity & Women’s Health Care, by Lowdermilk, Perry, Cashion, & Alden (2012)
  • Prepared Childbirth the Family Way by Amis and Green (2014)
  • ICEA guide to pregnancy and childbirth (2012)

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