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May 3, 2012

Today I step into my third and final semester of pregnancy. Each time my baby kicks me it brings me immense joy and closer to understanding what it meant when all you sisters mentioned the joy and lease of life that you got when you saw your children. I am so looking forward to motherhood.

My medicines began with my second trimester. Health has been a little unpredictable – initially I use to throw up a lot, my appetite decreased and on and off there were fevers, severe headaches, weight loss and other ailments. Most people who didn’t know the truth would say “You are having a difficult pregnancy..” and I would agree, only I knew there was more than just that. With the excitement was a lot of nervousness and anxiety. I just prayed everyday my baby is safe inside.

Then last week I visited my practitioner. My viral load had gone down to undetectable and the happiness of that moment made me forget all the discomfort I was going through. Eagerly waiting for these couple of months to pass soon and praying every day.

Your’s Sincerely,


5 Comments leave one →
  1. May 3, 2012 12:55 pm

    It is well sonia, I too have a healthy 3year old, I gave birth to her by c-section, they were no compications what so ever, I took my medication through out, I guess hiv has lost it here.

  2. lynn2011 permalink
    May 3, 2012 2:52 pm

    So great to read this post. My son will be 3 in a couple months and he is the love and joy of my world. All my best to you as finish your healthy, safe pregnancy!

  3. star permalink
    May 20, 2012 3:43 am

    Oh hun, i have a 6 month old daughter – i can just imagine all you have said, i too kept wondering if she will be fine, i also started taking meds during my second trimester and it turned out fine, the baby is fine, Hang in there, you are almost done. Have a safe delivery

  4. Lebza permalink
    May 21, 2012 7:18 am

    Your baby will be healthy. I started taking my meds at 28 weeks & my angel is fine.She’s the cutest, adorable and loving baby. To think that I considered abortion…I thank God I didn’t take that root. Your faith in God will give you strength daily. Good luck!

  5. mumbaiyyagal permalink
    June 21, 2012 4:08 am

    Dearest Sonia,
    The BEST is yet to come. THINK positive, BE postive, REMAIN positive….and above all : BELIEVE!!!!!!

    With much love and (((hugs)))……

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