There are several reasons why people relocate from one city, state or country to another. Sometimes the cause is as simple as turning over a new leaf, and sometimes the reason could be a brilliant job opportunity waiting for you that promises to gear your life towards a new direction. Relocation cannot always be timed or planned. Sometimes it just happens, and you have to go with the flow. One instance of such an unplanned relocation would be when you are pregnant, or your family member is. For the ease of discussion, let us assume that you are expecting and you have a relocation to consider. The question here is- would it be advisable to go through with the relocation while you are pregnant or right after the baby comes? We shall look into the aspects of what would be the scenario if you were to relocate after the baby arrives. Moving while you are still heavily pregnant has its obvious downsides. Therefore, it is probably best if you moved after the delivery. This article concentrates on that and examines why it would be a better option.
No Feelings of Nausea or a Huge Baby Bump:
No one is saying that your post-pregnancy picture would be pretty and neat. You might still be in pain, depending on the type of pregnancy you have had. But you could at least move around without the baby bump. You would not feel heavy and suffer from excruciating backaches. Relocating is a grueling process. You have an entire settlement to shift which takes the heart right out of you (even with packers and movers around). With a baby bump on you, this long and arduous process will only take a toll on your health and might even lead to several complications. Also, if you are investigating how to move out of state, the first thing to consider even before calculating the costs is your health. You cannot afford to move from one state to another with a big baby bump.
The other thing that you must think of before you move while you are pregnant is that there would always be this predominant feeling of nausea. With this kind of a health condition, it shall be extremely difficult for you to move around with all your stuff. Also, while you are pregnant, you are not expected to lift heavy weights or stress yourself out.
You Could Be Friends With New Mommies:
Once you become a new mother, you will have several queries that you might want answers to. These queries are not something that can be answered by women who have not yet experienced motherhood. Relocating after you have delivered your baby is probably the best because you can find solace and comfort in shared interest with other mothers. Though your social circle does not have to be limited to mothers, yet there are certain things that only mothers of newborns understand. Thus, moving after delivery could be a winning situation for you.
Infants Can Be Managed:
Though this might seem like an absurd idea, yet in all honesty, infants are far more manageable than kids. Kids are hyperactive and keep running around. You keep worrying about their whereabouts, and they always keep you on your toes. But your newborn would not cause these troubles for you. You can put them to sleep or even leave them with a babysitter if need be. While they are still asleep, you can go about moving your stuff from one place to another without any hassle. It is quite an easy thing to consider if you really think about it. Infants really are manageable. You just have to entertain the idea and give it a thought.
You, Will, Know The Type of Place You Will Require:
Once the baby comes, you will understand his/her needs and thus, can make better use of your judgment. You will know the exact amount of space you will require for your baby stuff. You can make better decisions regarding the number of rooms you need for your new home after you deliver your baby. However, if you decide to move before the delivery, you might end up spending without reason and logic.
Considering all the points that we have discussed so far, it probably requires no more justification regarding why it is a better decision to move after the baby comes. It is true that you might have several post-pregnancy health issues, and you will require time to recover. But, understand and acknowledge the fact that it is always safer to move after you have gone through the delivery. You would not only be risking your life but also the life of your baby if you decide to go through the process while you are still pregnant. Therefore, consider all your options before you decide on any one course of action.