Category Archives: pregnancy

Article in St. Petersburg Times

A few days ago, a friend posted a link on Facebook to a blog that said the health column reporter for the St. Petersburg Times was looking to interview women who had had an elective induction of labor before 39 … Continue reading

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Belly Oil

I must confess to what iss perhaps a bit of vanity and pride here. I really would prefer not to get stretch marks.  I’m ok with some stretch marks, because I figure, hey, my body did an awesome job growing and … Continue reading

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Pregnant: Large and Lovely

So I am (almost) 27 weeks pregnant.  Just a bit beyond that and I’ll be firmly in the third trimester.  Here is my secret: I hate gaining weight and having to really watch what I eat.  I do not see … Continue reading

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Pregnancy Poem

photo credit This is a poem by Annette Benavides that describes the feeling of “quickening” which is when you can feel the baby move inside of you.  I thought it was too beautiful not to share. Quickening This baby moves … Continue reading

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