Tag Archives: First Trimester

Pregnant Perceptions

When I was pregnant I felt like a luscious tropical fruit walking around. One of the maternity dresses I sewed for myself was a pink mumuu. When I wore it I felt like a pink cloud floating in the sky. … Continue reading

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Welcoming new life within

I’ve seen your picture once, through waves of sound, But mostly must imagine who you are. Do you dream of me, as I dream of you Little flutter, little infant, little one? Ellen, Woodstock, Ontario * * * * * … Continue reading

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Carrying a new life

Surprise! I learn that I am pregnant. After careful thought, I drum up my courage and announce the news to Denis, the love of my life. To my great surprise, he reacts positively and we decide to form a family. … Continue reading

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Dream and Expectations

When I was told the results of the pregnancy test, I said, “I don’t want this baby.” Then, I thought of how I love life, so I kept it. J., Belgium * * * * * Acceptance is not always … Continue reading

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Early Pregnancy

Realization of pregnancy can stimulate many emotions:  awe, fear, reluctance, curiosity, protectiveness and a fierce love. This is a child – there is no turning back to being as we were before this pregnancy. * * * * * My … Continue reading

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