Motherhood is an accomplishment
for a woman to be graced by a kid in her life. It changes her life! A carefree
and careless girl turns into a responsible and caring soul. I was no exception,
I went through the same.
getting hitched, I was not so careful about the dates of my period but after
tying the knot, even if few hours passed from the due date, my senses alerted
I did not wish to start a family. I wanted to enjoy spending time with my husband.
after a few years, our parents began to pester us. They would try and tell us
encouraging stories from their own parenting days and would insist that we try
to have our own.
was still not convinced. However, things don’t go as planned...
fine day, I’d realised I missed my period. I kept this to myself, even my hubby
didn’t know. I waited 15 days and then decided to get myself tested at a lab
along with a close friend of mine. I wanted to give my husband a surprise!
the lab test was positive and my happiness knew no bounds!
better half was elated by the news and within few hours of disclosure, the news
spread among family members like wild fire.
calls started pouring with innumerable advice. A positive lab test changed
everyone’s perspective of me. All of them began to pamper me and get
life began to grow in my womb, I was greeted with morning sickness, nausea etc.
followed and my enthusiasm to become a Mom, started taking a backseat after
going through these harrowing experiences.
crept in as I began to wonder how I would withstand the period of nine months
with so many complications.
first trimester, things worked out well and pregnancy blues vanished and I
began to enjoy this phase once again. Her kicks, her movements within me
encouraged me to be attracted towards life that was growing inside me and I
fell in love with her.
both started searching names for the awaited child and collected numbers of
name of both, boy and girl. I wrote down in my diary with the meanings.
November arrived and the bundle of joy was laid by the doctor in my arms to
cuddle. I could not believe that we had create this sweet cute girl. It was an
ecstatic moment, which cannot be put in words.
hubby asked me what name we should choose for her and I immediately said,
“Why Pihu?” He asked.
“Pihu means the sweet sound of birds and isn’t she as sweet as
that?” I tried to convince him.
is going to complete 3 and she has more than ten names. She goes by Pihu, Sona,
Laali, Pinki etc. and at times, she is confused when we call her by different
‘Pihu’ is her official name and she is as sweet as the name
has brought immense happiness in our lives and Just thinking about her sweet
name brings back so many memories.
am on cloud nine after receiving an attractive gift hamper from Baby Dove.
Thanks World of Moms and Baby Dove for the lotion bottle with my princess’s
name on it.
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