Infanticipation, or paglilihí in Filipino, refers to the period that stretches from conception through the first trimester of pregnancy. During this stage, the pregnant experiences hormonal changes that affect her bodily functions. The craving, hypersensitivity of taste and smell, nausea, morning sickness, and mood swings are symptoms of the changes. Some psychologists also claim that the hormonal swings can make a woman lose her self-esteem. To reassure herself, she may start seeking her husband's attention by asking for certain delicacies.--aLfie vera mella, 'Can You Hear the Sound of a Falling Leaf?'