Pregnant Women

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

Tomorrow is Halloween -- I am re-posting this from some time ago. Why? Because at the moment I am facing the challenge of a budding teenager and because it makes me remember why kids are simply the best. EVER. 7:20 am: (small boy jumping up on...

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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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Hi Tori, My son has very fair skin and he has two areas, one on the back of his neck and one on his forehead, that are reddish. My doctor called them strawberry marks and my mom said they are stork bites and nothing to worry about. What are they really? Tracy ...

Tracy J November 3, 2014

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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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