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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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Pregnancy

The adventure that transforms woman and man into parents – giving life, bearing life, protecting life. * * * * * I have known for over a week now that I am pregnant, ad I have felt a growing tension. … Continue reading

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A baby but no father…

The chance to have a baby was wonderful for me. He is healthy, but the one thing I can’t offer him is a father or a good friend. For us both, I hope one day to meet such a good … Continue reading

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To Give Life…

If the experiences of pregnancy and childbirth are a turning point in a woman’s life, they are not a solution to our life, nor a goal. It is more of a calling that we are given to explore. It is … 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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