women's business

October 2006
Australian Parents;Oct/Nov2006, p31
The article offers a look at several embarrassing things that women all over the world experience during pregnancy, birth and new motherhood. Usually, one of the first signs of pregnancy are larger, tender and painful breasts. As pregnancy hormones flood their system they may cry at pictures of missing cats stuck to the lamp-post and sob because they broke their favorite teacup.


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