There are occasions when things may not may not make sense to you, but the only proper response is: Yes, Your Pregnancy. You just don’t mess with a pregnant woman. Mrs. Nod says, “I’m hormonal, I don’t have to make sense.” My sister-in-law puts it a little more colorfully: “Pregnancy is its own bag of crazy!” To channel J.R.R. Tolkien’s Galadriel:
“[Y]ou would have a Queen! Not dark, but beautiful and terrible as the dawn! Treacherous as the sea! Stronger than the foundations of the Earth! All shall love me and despair!”Ok, that last might be overstating the case a bit, but those hormones are powerful stuff. If your wife feels like she’s “losing her mind”, consider this: it could be your fault. According to the Institute of Gynecology and Obstetrics of the Catholic University of Rome, stem cells from the baby containing the man’s DNA become lodged in the woman’s brain during pregnancy and remain there. The mother inherits some characteristics from her child, and indirectly, from the father. I’m not sayin’, I’m just sayin’.
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