While Japan has the lowest fertility rate in the developed world, a new trend is rising among those moms-to-be. More and more Japanese women willing to have their pregnant bellies photographed to celebrate their pregnancy. The Ixchel photo studio in Tokyo caters to mothers-to-be.
The Straits Times
The year-old woman, Ms Ma Rongrong, who was a week away from delivery, was admitted to the First Hospital of Yulin to give birth on Aug 30, the hospital said in a statement on Sunday Sept 3. Medical checks showed that the baby's head was bigger than normal, suggesting higher risks during natural birth, the statement said. Ms Ma's doctor advised her and her family to have a caesarean section, but her family refused and signed a document at the hospital confirming that Ms Ma would deliver naturally, the statement said.
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It really can be that simple. All I can think about is the fact that his schedule means that I will have to be the one to shoulder all the parenting and household responsibilities. My husband has the benefit of having his cake and eating it too. Why prophets are awesome. Immediateley after we got married I realised things were not going to be as I thought. He doesn't realize that when he spends so much time at the hospital they take this as a sign that he has no home life. Every new set in our ward looks at him as fresh meat. I wish I could reach out to this girl and tell her not to pass up an awesome guy. I pray almost daily that his schedule will get better once we both started working, but I'm constantly concerned that I'll be doing most things alone too.