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  1. Jen V.

    Week 37 - One week to go

    One week from today I will officially have a child. My latest doctor visit brought news that I will be induced next week. My blood...
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    Week 35 � Making progress

    This week's doctor visit came with more surprising news: I am already 50 percent effaced and dilated one centimeter. She said that...
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    Week 34 - The end is in sight

    This week we had our last baby shower. It wasn't held at my house this time. All we had to do was show up. It was such a relief not...
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    Week 24 - Baby movements

    The initial thrill of baby movements left me in awe and wonder. Now I keep waiting for what experienced mothers keep telling me...
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    Week 25 � Whirlwind of a week

    Well, we finally completed our baby registry. What a project that was! I was prepared with a list of items that I needed to register...
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    Week 28: Nursery makeover

    The baby's room got a complete makeover this week. After putting it off for a few months, I finally dragged myself in and spent...
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    Week 29 - Unexpected news

    This week's doctor visit brought some surprising news. Due to my high blood pressure, this little one may be coming to meet us far...
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    Week 17 -The hunt is on

    Now that we've adjusted to the fact that we are going to have a baby boy, the hunt is on for a nursery theme. Originally, we thought...
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    Weeks 19 - 2 weeks

    These past two weeks have passed in a flurry of activity, and I find myself amazingly close to the halfway point in my pregnancy....
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    Week 23 � Bizarre dreams

    It seems that all I think about these days is the baby, and I even dream about him too. The other night I dreamt that we were...
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    An introduction

    My name is Jen and I'm 29 years old. I recently left my job as a 2nd grade teacher to pursue a career in writing. My husband, Rick,...