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Five Unexpected Joys of Pregnancy

Throughout my pregnancy I experienced all the predictable highs and lows. From feeling my baby’s first kicks, to feeling like I wasn’t feeling her kick enough. From the delight of “eating for two”, to panicking about accidentally consuming raw cheese. I enjoyed buying baby clothes, taking belly pics and relaxing through meditation and yoga, but …

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Anna Gannon
Instructor
July 28, 2018

Throughout my pregnancy I experienced all the predictable highs and lows. From feeling my baby’s first kicks, to feeling like I wasn’t feeling her kick enough. From the delight of “eating for two”, to panicking about accidentally consuming raw cheese. I enjoyed buying baby clothes, taking belly pics and relaxing through meditation and yoga, but I could have gone without the swelling, the tiny bladder, shortness of breath and the restless nights spent trying to get comfy with my body pillow.

While I loved connecting with the life growing inside of me what really helped get me through the tough days were the unexpected joys that gave me a whole new appreciation for being a mother-to-be.

Expectful
Anna Gannon
Instructor
Anna is a mother, writer, and a yoga and meditation teacher. Her work has been featured on The Huffington Post, MindBodyGreen and Yoga Today. You can follow Anna on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. You can follow Anna on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.