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7 Things You Really Need When Pregnant 

What You Need When Pregnant
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7 Things You Really Need When Pregnant 

Grab a robot claw and some tissues! You’re going to need them during your pregnancy.

When I discovered I was pregnant I hugged and kissed Boo, teared up a little, and later called my close relatives to give them the good news. Not once did I think to purchase the pregnancy bible, “What to Expect When You’re Expecting,” because I knew what to expect – weight gain, nausea and vomiting, more weight gain, cravings, sleepless nights due to my protruding belly, stretch marks, and more weight gain. I also figured I’d ask Mami, my sister, my cousins and my close friend, Yuyi, about their pregnancies. Besides, with technology literally at my finger tips, I’ll just google any questions I have!

PLUS: I’m Pregnant and All l Want to Eat is Red Meat

I’ve used all of these resources, but none of them prepared me for pregnancy. Not even the Holy Grail of pregnancy books (via the “What to Expect” app, of course). So I’m going to keep it really real and humorous (per usual) and share my journey. Here’s what I think you really need when pregnant.

A Robot Claw

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I attempted to wipe up some butter from the floor yesterday and I grunted like a cave woman. Must! Clean! Butter! Grrr! That's because the bigger you become, the harder it is to bend down. Unless you have a maid, you're going to have to pick things up. That's when I realized that I needed a robot claw. No one ever told me to purchased one but, damn, it's going to make my pregnancy so much easier! [Purchase your very own Toysmith Robot Claw on Amazon. You're really going to need it, preggers. P.S. Your kid can play with it later.]

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Sujeiry is a natural storyteller, dynamic radio show host and the proud CEO of LoveSujeiry.com. She's been at this digital media and content creation game for 15 plus years and pours her heart and soul onto LoveSujeiry.com - the only site for Latinas on all things love. After realizing there was a void in the love/relationship Latina media market, she took matters into her own hands and became the go-to sex and relationship expert on Latinx platforms. The former sex and relationship expert on Latina.com works diligently and passionately to encourage women of color to be their authentic selves as they navigate all things love.

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