Got pregnant after losing a parent

Hi mummies! I lost my dad a couple of months ago and till now, I still find myself grieving over the loss. Sometimes I’m ok, some days are just hard. And then, months after that, I got pregnant. I felt so happy when I found out. I’m almost 13 weeks now and at times, I find myself thinking about my late dad more and then it hits me. Hard. I know my mental health is important to my growing baby’s well-being. I hope there’s someone out there who’s had the same experience as me, and how you actually learn to cope with it. It may just be the pregnancy hormones after all. :)

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Hi mummy, firstly congratulations on expecting your bundle of joy. I know how you feel about loosing a family member. But do have a chat with your husband about how you feel, at least there's someone to be there for you during this time. I know its hard but stay strong, and don't forget to take care of yourself too 🙆🏻‍♀️

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1y ago

Thank you so much for this! Yes it’s hard, especially when I think about how my child won’t be able to meet this wonderful person that is my dad. I guess I need to take better care of myself from now on. Have a great evening!