Pregnant Women

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

I am working on a piece about my friend, Mary. Mary has retired after being an OB nurse for 45 years. I have much to say about Mary but I am going to finish it to post later in the week. Because tonight, I am just plain tired. Pooped.

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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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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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