There is scientific evidence that supports the practices of Garbh Sanskar and its effect on the unborn child. Modern studies have proved that a foetus can respond to external stimulus. In fact, the hormonal secretions activated by the mother’s thoughts can also impact the baby in her womb.
With increase in average life expectancy, among other factors including women empowerment and financial concerns, more and more women are opting for late pregnancy. But how does pregnancy after menopause work?
The mothers were identified as per their anxiety levels — low, moderate and high — while the children were evaluated through attention tests. While no difference was found in terms of attention, they showed a significant difference in hyperactivity symptoms, depending on how anxious the mother had been.
Some expecting mothers often get worried about the delivery process and the medical expert in charge. It is important the expecting mother always speak about this to her doctor as this shall bring clarity and reduce anxiety for her.
"When you have a baby, suddenly and almost immediately, your entire focus shifts to the new life you have brought into this world. [Your baby] is entirely dependent on you and you alone. So you forget to take care of yourself because you're so busy taking care of the little one, and that begins to show," said Mira.
Irom Sharmila: The activist gave birth to twin girls Nix Sakhi and Autumn Tara through C-section after 35 weeks of pregnancy. While late parenthood is on the rise, here are some things you need to keep in mind if you have a child in your 40s.