22 Things We Wish Someone Had Told Us About Being Pregnant

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Gina Bazer on Jan 12, 2011 at 9:57PM

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It's Hard Not to Wish for a Certain Gender

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a Gina Bazer on Jan 18, 2011 at 10:02PM

You may say all you want is a healthy baby and, of course, this is true. But you secretly either hope for a girl or hope for a boy, and when you find out it’s not what you had wanted, maybe you’re so bummed you cry. It’s not a question of love. You will absolutely adore your child, but you were attached to a certain image and you mourn the loss of that image. You get over it, but when other pregnant woman tell you they are having what you wanted, you still have a small pang of jealousy.

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