When I was pregnant, I felt that my body was betraying me. I thought to myself, I have been through so much in my life, why couldn’t I just have an easy pregnancy? Once I arrived in the U.S. and started my OBgyn visits, it was like every week I was being told something was wrong…with me, not the baby. In fact, that was the only thing that kept me going was that; every scan and test of the baby growing inside me was “his perfect,” but my body was broken, and I felt weak.

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Janice Williams

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