Former Home and Away star Sam Frost talked about the “incredibly difficult” first trimester of her pregnancy.
Known to Australian soap opera fans as Jasmine Delaney, Frost and his fiancé Jordie Hansen are currently expecting their first child together.
Writing in her personal blog Believe by Sam Frost, the actress applied in a new post.
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“I have to admit that the first quarter was incredibly difficult for me, mentally and physically,” he said.
“I was not prepared for how exhausting pregnancy would be on my mental health. Everyone tells you not to share your news until the ‘safe zone’ after 12 weeks – this is due to the risk of miscarriage going down significantly after 12 weeks. weeks – Everyone is different, there is no one size fits all If you feel more comfortable waiting then go for it.
“However, I told all my friends, my gay friends and my family as soon as I tested positive on a test at home. I was too excited to keep it a secret. I wanted to share the news with the people I love. most, and I’m so glad I did, because once the symptoms started (about 6 weeks) my mental health quickly deteriorated. “
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Frost, who also appeared in The Bachelorette in 2015, went on to say she was bedridden for two months, “constantly throwing up with extreme exhaustion.”
“I feel so far from the person I was. Before pregnancy I was fit, healthy, full of energy, eager for adventures, financially stable and always laughing out loud. Now, all I can digest is Vegemite toast. I literally sleep. all day, I just get up to pee (often) and throw up.
“Now I’m at 15 weeks, while my nausea is easing slightly, I’m not keeping things low yet.”
The soap opera star added, “I can’t tell you how many times I’ve thought about all the women and families who aren’t in a position to stay at home when they feel the same way. And for the single mom she does it alone. , I have nothing but absolute admiration and respect for you.
“This is not a piece of sin. This is not written with the intention of wanting sympathy or attention. I wrote it because while I was going through the worst, I felt so alone. Social media makes pregnancy glamorous. speaks the hard truth. “
At home and away from home airs on weekdays at 1:45 pm on Canale 5 and at 6 pm on 5STAR. The first screenings are broadcast at 6:30 pm on 5STAR and the show is also streamed on My5.
In Australia, the show airs Monday through Thursday at 7pm on Channel 7 and streams on 7plus.
Selected classic episodes are available via Amazon Prime video in the UK.
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