There are a lot of changes you endure during pregnancy. Some of them are really natural and expected, such as the hormones, the emotion, the swollen breasts, and the pigmentation. Some, on the other hands might seems weird and unreasonable. Some moms-to-be hate their husband, some cannot endure certain smells, while some others might even feel their nose get bigger and wider! How strange is that? Although not all pregnant women experience this, bigger or wider nose during pregnancy is a quite frequent symptom. In fact, there are some weird pregnancy symptoms that are actually happening.
What are unusual pregnancy symptoms?
Your bigger nose is not the weirdest pregnancy symptom. In fact, there are some others symptoms that are quite unusual. These symptoms do not happen to all pregnant women, yet can cause worries and cautions to the new moms-to-be. When you are pregnant, you undergo some changes in your hormone system. Your body handles this changes differently. Some pregnant women find hair growing on their belly. Some others, on the other hand, find that their hair change its color. In addition, some expectant mothers find that they have bigger of longer feet when pregnant and have to find different size of shoes to fit in. Another weird symptom of pregnancy is bigger or wider eyelids during the 9 months. Despite any forms of change you are experiencing, those are hormonal and hence, are most likely to restore soon after your hormonal system is going back to normal. You might be surprised to go to the mirror and find out that your nose is not is the same shape as it used to be, or is getting bigger in size unexpectedly. However, you are not alone, because one-third of pregnant women experience this kind of change.
What makes my nose bigger when pregnant?
As stated, your bigger or wider nose is a result of hormonal changes during your pregnancy. This is a normal change similar to all the nausea and vomiting you have been experiencing during your early trimester. When you are pregnant, your progesterone and estrogen level is increasing. In fact, you will have not only bigger nose, but also probably bigger eyelids, chubbier cheeks, longer feet, and even different hair color. Your hormone system change influences your pigmentation so that you will have different hair color. As for bigger nose, it is influenced by the rising level of your body hormones. Your body is adjusting to your unborn baby, and in fact, most of your body parts are expanding during this adjustment. However, you may not notice the whole change and therefore, might think that it is only about your nose. Your nose is getting wider or taking a different shape when you are pregnant, because the increasing estrogen level let your blood flow to your mucus membranes. As the result, more blood are pumped through your nose. The membranes and muscles beneath your nose, as the result, are expanding. Your nose, which is constructed from soft bones is hence, influenced and might take different shape. You may notice your nose is bigger or becomes more reddish in color.
Will my nose get back to its normal size and shape?
Usually, most changes happen during pregnancy are temporary. Those changes are the way your body responds to sudden hormonal adjustment to support your baby needs. Therefore, those changes are usually changes gradually along with your pregnancy age. Your morning sickness might be worse in your first or second trimester than in the last one. Your appetite might vanish in the beginning of pregnancy, yet you can eat almost anything in your later stage. Your bigger nose is quite similar. It may grow bigger during pregnancy, and will likely to get back to normal after birth. Most mothers report that their expanding nose is taking its normal shape and size within 40 days after delivery. This way, you don’t have to worry about the changes, as something hormonal will usually be temporary. Take your time enjoying this change during pregnancy, as after your baby is born it will restore in a way you don’t even notice. As long as your pregnancy is safe, you would not want to worry about such a thing.