Bigger Boobs, Cheap Date Nights and Not Having to Suck in Your Stomach: Moms Share What's Awesome About Being Pregnant

Sure, it can be hard to be pregnant: back pain, sleep issues and swollen everything -- but there are also some serious perks to pregnancy! Moms reveal what they loved about it (24 Photos)

Raven Snook on Nov 8, 2012 at 10:52AM

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Bigger Boobs, Cheap Date Nights and Not Having to Suck in Your Stomach: Moms Share What's Awesome About Being Pregnant

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23 Things That Are Awesome About Pregnancy -- The Best Morning Sickness Cure Ever

You hear so much about the downside of pregnancy -- the aches, the pains, the poking, the puking, the gaining, and the interminable waiting at the doctor’s office. But it’s also a wondrous time as this little life grows inside of you. Never mind that there's a whole host of serious pregnancy perks that have nothing to do with the baby. As your body works on overtime, you may find that suddenly you have amazing skin, hair and nails, and family, friends and strangers want to pamper you 24/7. We asked moms to share their favorite things about being pregnant. Read these stories the next time you feel morning sickness coming on.

Letting It All Hang Out

"Not having to suck in my stomach ever. Not even in a bikini. I also loved using the 'I just don't feel like going' get-out-of-jail-free card for everything, no matter what. It's an all-access pass to guilt-free laziness." -- Cathy

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