Pregnancy is a time of anticipation, excitement, preparation and, for many new parents, uncertainty. You dream of a baby who will be strong, healthy and bright, and you make plans to provide her with everything she needs to grow and thrive. You probably also have fears and questions, especially if this is your first child, or if there have been problems with this or a previous pregnancy. What if something goes wrong during the course of your pregnancy, or what if labor and delivery are difficult? What if being a parent isn't everything you've always dreamed it would be? Fortunately, most of these worries are needless. The nine months of pregnancy will give you time to have your questions answered, calm your fears and prepare yourself for the realities of parenthood.
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