Purdue OWL Engagement

ITunes is the world’s easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection. Some contractions in rapid speech include ~っす (-ssu) for です (desu) and すいません (suimasen) for すみません (sumimasen). It’s important to start timing your contractions once they get going – when you call the hospital, one of the first things your midwife will ask is how often you are contracting.contractions

As you near the end of your pregnancy you might find yourself wondering ‘have my contractions started, or is that just Braxton Hicks – or even wind?’ with every twinge you feel in your tummy. During my pregnancy with our second child we were scared to death for many weeks that our baby was in danger from my antibodies.

I was in so much pain, and the contractions were very real and strong, but nothing was happening. Various dialects of Japanese also use their own specific …

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