Early birth? Yes, please! I would've LOVED to shave off those last few weeks of pregnancy. Aren't those the most uncomfortable weeks of your life? 38? 39? 40? Gulp, 41? You're huge, you're puffy, you're tired, tired, tired. With my first daughter, I remember being shocked that my body could actually achieve that shape. Practically horizontal!
I'm a lucky pregnant person though. Through three pregnancies, I've never had a complication. I don't really even get morning sickness. But with all that good fortune, those last few weeks were still torture. I just couldn't get comfortable no matter how I arranged my gigantic self. Have you ever tried to watch a movie at 39 weeks? I'd flop myself down on the sofa and attempt to relax. With a body pillow. Without. Using small pillows instead. Throwing small pillows across the room. Nothing seemed to work at that stage.
Then a friend of mine got pregnant. She told me that since her firstRead More »from Why OB-GYNs Are Not in Favor of Early Births