Being pregnant and having a baby is one of life’s truest expressions of joy and love. It’s also easily one of the most stressful for everyone involved, including your dogs. Think about it, for all of the time you’ve had your sweet pup, you’ve been constant companions. Sure, your relationship with your partner might have shifted things a bit, but really, he just gained a new lap to lie in. But babies? They bring a host of scary situations with them. There are even some signs your dog has anxiety about your baby’s birth to look out for so that you can work at soothing your pup’s transition.

It’s not at all uncommon for dogs to experience some level of anxiety when they’re introduced to a new baby, or even when their owner is pregnant. I spoke with Sally Morgan, a physical therapist specializing in pet therapy, and she tells Romper, “It is not unusual for dogs to become ‘clingy’ with a pregnant mom-to-be. They will stay close, show concern, and sit quietly nearby. This is because they can sense a change and seem to be aware of the heartbeat…

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