In December of 2007, a nine-month pregnant Moceanu picked up a package from the post office.
“It has helped with the bloating,” Williford says, which had gotten so bad she says she sometimes looked several months pregnant.
Obviously a lot of that had to do with the fact that I was pregnant and I had my toddler with me.
For these women, the actual birth usually comes as a shock, as they have suppressed the knowledge that they are pregnant.
"Almost all pregnant women are short of breath and fatigued, which are the typical symptoms of heart failure," said Hameed.
Frivolous jesters exclaim: But picture a pregnant woman on the platform of the Diet; how shocking!
And that Madame Gaudron was pregnant again; this was almost indecent at her age.
A fire now burned brightly in the grate wherein Bruce had made his pregnant discovery.
Let us put our pride in our pockets for a moment and try to answer that pregnant question.
When a pregnant woman is delivered, twigs of Balanites Roxburghii are placed round the house.
"with child," early 15c., from Latin praegnantem (nominative praegnans, originally praegnas) "with child," literally "before birth," probably from prae- "before" (see pre-) + root of gnasci "be born" (see genus).
Retained its status as a taboo word until c.1950; modern euphemisms include anticipating, enceinte, expecting, in a family way, in a delicate (or interesting) condition. Old English terms included mid-bearne, literally "with child;" bearn-eaca, literally "child-adding" or "child-increasing;" and geacnod "increased." Among c.1800 slang terms for "pregnant" was poisoned (in reference to the swelling).
"convincing, weighty, pithy," late 14c., "cogent, convincing, compelling" (of evidence, an argument, etc.); sense of "full of meaning" is from c.1400. According to OED from Old French preignant, present participle of preindre "press, squeeze, stamp, crush," from earlier priembre, from Latin premere "to press" (see press (v.1)). But Watkins has it from Latin praehendere "to grasp, seize," and in Barnhart it is from Latin praegnans "with child," literally "before birth" and thus identical with pregnant (adj.1).
pregnant preg·nant (prěg'nənt)
Carrying developing offspring within the body.