Some pets have been trained to sound the alarm when their owner is having health problems; blood sugar that is too high or low and helping moments before their owner has a seizure but can sense when you are pregnant?
“Your pets probably don’t understand that in nine months a new baby will be joining your family, but dogs and cats do detect differences in your mood, posture, behaviour, and body chemistry that clue them in to the enormous changes you’re going through.
It’s common for dogs to go on alert and become overprotective of their expecting owner from the very beginning of her pregnancy. I’ve worked with dogs that growled, barked, or blocked doors with their bodies to prevent other family members — even the baby’s father — from coming into the same room as the mom-to-be.” Read more…
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