Author: Poorvi Adavi
Having a baby is a process of creation. You are not just creating a human but also a family. A child’s birth impacts the closest relationships a mother develops over several years. Becoming a mother is an extremely fulfilling experience but it is vital that you go beneath the surface and explore how motherhood could affect your mind and body — before you take the plunge into the journey of pregnancy.
Fantasy Vs. Reality
A famous psychoanalyst, Joan Raphael-Leff, the head of University of London Anna Freud Center faculty gives us deep insight into a pregnant woman’s emotional upheavals. By the time the baby arrives, the mother has already created a baby in her mind. She develops feelings for her fantasy baby as the pregnancy progresses.
We must understand that there is a vast difference between fantasy and reality. It is best to welcome pregnancy with not just open arms but also an open mind.
Take these steps and walk through a careful path towards pregnancy -