Laboring for the Gold: 7 Things Pregnant Women Do that Deserve an Olympic Medal
One of my favorite things to watch on TV is almost here - the Olympics! I don't normally enjoy watching sports on TV, but there is something about watching the world's best athletes compete in totally exciting events that makes me glued to the screen. The dedication it takes for them to be the top of the game astounds me and I often wonder what it takes to get to where they are.
I got to thinking: Olympic athletes and pregnant women are not all that different. Okay, there are certainly some differences, but I do think that the endurance and skill required to carry around a changing, growing bump is often overlooked. Some activities done while pregnant require great skill, patience, and endurance, and if being pregnant was an Olympic sport - there would be several competing categories!
Here 7 things pregnant women do that deserve an Olympic medal: