Pregnant Women

from Tori's Blog, author of The Joy of Pregnancy

Although it is supposed to torrentially rain today, Spring is coming here in Northern California. We are all sneezing and walking around with itchy eyes from all the pollen in the air. Yesterday, a young mom asked me if sneezing and coughing too...

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The Joy Of Pregnancy

Congratulations, you're pregnant! During the excitement of the coming months, you'll have a lot of questions: What should I eat? How much should I exercise? How do I plan for the birth? What will labor and delivery be like? As a perinatal nurse and childbirth educator, Tori Kropp has the answers. In The Joy of Pregnancy, she tells you everything you need to know to have a happy, healthy pregnancy without overwhelming you.

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I am 30 weeks pregnant, and I’ve noticed little pimples that erupted just outside my vagina and that are starting to itch. I have had genital herpes before (although I haven’t had an outbreak for a couple of years), and I believe it may be back. Should I be concerned,...

Rachel April 15, 2016

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About the Author

Tori Kropp

Tori Kropp, R.N., author of The Joy of Pregnancy, is a perinatal nurse who has delivered thousands of babies at the prestigious California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco.

Known as "the Dear Abby of pregnancy," Tori has been interviewed on national television and radio and in national print publications, including CNN, Good Morning America, The Wall Street Journal, New York Post, Washington Times, Atlanta Journal Constitution and Chicago Sun-Times. She lives in Marin County, California, with her family.

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