Read my story “You Should Have a Baby Boy” in Knocked Up Abroad Again

Knocked Up Abroad Again

Today marks the first day of the Kickstarter campaign for the anthology Knocked Up Abroad Again: Baby bumps, twists and turns around the globe by Lisa Ferland. Here’s a snippet of what the book is about:

Knocked Up Abroad Again: Baby bumps, twists, and turns around the globe is a +250-page anthology written by 26 mothers in 25 different countries, all with a pioneer woman attitude.

Each mother, with her unique voice and from her perspective, describes the highs and lows of motherhood as she straddles the distance between what was once familiar and the reality of her foreign environment.

This heartwarming, sometimes hilarious, and sometimes heartbreaking collection of stories illustrates that the more we see, the more we learn about ourselves as human beings.

If you have been, or are thinking of becoming pregnant, giving birth or raising your child abroad or are simply interested in the topic, this book will be the perfect match for you. My story “You should have a baby boy” is about the ups and downs of being pregnant in China and talks about how I came to peace with constantly being reminded by strangers that I’m not dressing my son warm enough. It’s only one of the many unique stories about pregnancy and childbirth in the book, and I’m sure that you can relate to many of the stories if you’ve ever been (or will ever be) in a similar situation.

Support or share the Kickstarter for Knocked Up Abroad Again

You can support the campaign here or simply help us spread the word by sharing. A big thanks to everyone who supports or shares the project and to Lisa Ferland for working so hard to make this project come to life.

On a side note: Visa issues

Only a few more days to go until my due date. If you’ve read the post “Geographic Separation: The Inevitable Side-Effect of a Cross-Cultural Marriage” on Beijing Kids you might be wondering if my husband did finally get that visa or not. He did and arrived in Austria last week. We’re so happy about it!

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Hi, I'm Ruth, welcome to China Elevator Stories! I have been living in Kunming and Shenzhen in the past and am now staying in Northeast China with my Chinese husband and our baby and toddler son. Join us on our journey bridging worlds!

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