The Stork Reality Author:Malena Lott The Birth of a Mother — 8 weeks: So they tell me I can expect to gain 20-35 pounds in the next 9 months, and I don't even get a chocolate martini to wash down the news? This wasn't exactly part of our 5-year plan. — 20 weeks: These days it's hard to tell whether the flutter in my stomach is the baby or nerves. I'm a bit awed at the... more » miracle growing inside my ever-bulging belly, but I can't help wondering about everything.
32 weeks: Ready or not, only one month left to go. Time to face The Stork Reality.« less