• Please Stop Calling The Second Trimester ‘The Honeymoon Period'

    2 monthes ago - By Scary Mommy

    “Just wait until the second trimester! It is the best part of the pregnancy,” website after website, friend after friend, and even my primary care team promised. The first few months were long and arduous, so this promise land of the “honeymoon” trimester sounded like a sweet alternative. I could not wait!
    Yet as I got closer, I never really turned the sharp corner I was told would come. Then the weeks started to pass on the calendar - 14, 16, 18, 20 - and the oasis of the magical stage seemed to fade further into the distance. Does this special part of pregnancy really exist or is it...
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