Actress and TV presenter, Joselyn Dumas, has said that pregnancy and its related issues can make womanhood difficult.
This, she said, is because of the physical and emotional changes women have to go through before, during and after pregnancy.
Before a woman gets pregnant, she would have dealt with menstrual cramps, and this is not an easy thing, she averred.
Ms. Dumas said even though pregnancy brings joy to the expectant mother, the troubles associated with it can be painful and overwhelming.
Her views are similar to what many other women hold.
According to these popular views, women go through a lot of challenges during pregnancy and after delivery.
These challenges are mostly related to the health and safety of the mother and child while the baby is yet to be born.
Another area which calls for concern, according to the popular views, is the changes that occur in the mother’s body also before and after delivery.
Joselyn Dumas shared her experience on this topic together with three other women when she hosted them on “Keeping it real with Joselyn Dumas’ on GHOne TV, over the weekend.
They were singer Stephanie Bensons and Apolline Attripoe.
The three women who have all gone through the process of pregnancy and delivery said it is not an easy task for most women.
They spoke on the consequences of pregnancy including weight gain, increase and loss of appetite, abnormal cravings and habits.
Joselyn Dumas, who has one child, described how different people offered differing views on how to cater for a pregnancy.
She revealed how tiring it could be for a pregnant woman especially if it is her first pregnancy.
Touching on her own experience, Ms. Dumas said she had to spit throughout her pregnancy till she delivered.
She also shared how she carried a plastic bottle on her wherever she went so she could spit into it.
Stephanie Benson, mother of five and sister of high life legend Akosua Agyapong, also shared her experience.
She spoke about how she got fat in some parts of her body much to her dislike.
The three mothers also touched on good practices to keep during pregnancy and after child birth.
They further discussed relationships, business and other relevant issues based on their personal experiences.
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