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Question:What's your top tip for enjoying your pregnancy?

Asked by VictoriaB on 2/5/08 2 Answers»
cakbrooks

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I kept an electronic pregnancy journal. I set up an e-mail address for the fetus on gmail and then I e-mailed the fetus when I was at work or on my way home on my BlackBerry. It was a busy mom-to-be's solution to keeping a record of all of the exciting highs and lows of pregnancy. Then I made a pregnancy journal of all of the entries using MyPublisher.com which was easy to do with just a little cutting and pasting. I also told people in my mass e-mail birth announcement that they could e-mail the baby at the same address, so I have pages and pages of well-wishes and memories from friends and family. I love looking back on it now and can't wait to share it with my son.

Answered by: cakbrooks on 2/12/08
jeanfroner

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The best part of being pregnant, besides that wonderful communion you have with your baby, is the joy you can bring to others by sharing your own excitement. Whenever I felt sick, or anxious, or down, I'd talk to a friend and listen to them squeal about how they couldn't wait until I gave birth, or ask my husband to break out the ice cream and feel the baby kicking. Now that she's here, it was all worth it!

Answered by: jeanfroner on 2/11/08
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