Pregnant Women

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

As it is the start of another school year I am struck yet again at how quickly the time passes. Our babies become toddlers and then pre-schoolers, grade-schooler and beyond. And it happens in what feels like a moment. I thought we would spend this...

Read More »

Buy the Book

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.

Buy the Book

Ask Tori Kropp

Hi Tori - I am 38 weeks and 4 days pregnant with my second daughter. Is there anything i can do to prepare my cervix more for delivery and/or initiate labor because i'm at the point where i can't sleep anymore. I have a 15 month old daughter to chase...

Brianna G September 18, 2015

Are you too an expecting parent in need of answers from an expert?

Ask Tori RN®, by registered nurse and resident author of The Joy of Pregnancy, is a helpful and reassuring resource for parents-to-be.

Get answers now! »

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.

Learn more about Tori Kropp »