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Preggie's End Of Summer Giveaway - A Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro Tablet with movie projector

The hip young women only mobile app Preggie , which my wife Charong Chow helps run, is currently holding a giveaway of the same wonderful Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro tablet that Lenovo was kind enough to give our eleven year old son, Hudson, at getgeeked in San Francisco because of the many smart questions he'd asked during a series of Q&As.  Among the tablet's many innovative features - designed by Ashton Kutcher - are an inbuilt pico video projector and JBL surround sound speakers . Hudson has loved using the tablet all summer, and now Preggie is offering a lucky mom or mom-to-be a chance to win the Yoga 2 Pro and maybe hold a late-summer backyard movie night with it. The Preggie drawing will be held on September 10th 2015 , so enter now! Win a Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro Tablet with Preggi e Only 3 more days until our giveaway drawing! Celebrate the last days of summer with one last big backyard movie night with your family and friends. But you’ll need a  projector

Preggie's Why I Love Or Hate Being Pregnant Video Contest

There are only a couple of days left to enter Preggie's first video contest - Why I Love Or Hate Being Pregnant - and have a chance to win some sweet baby gear. Preggie is the dedicated free mobile "moms-to-moms" social app for new, expectant and experienced mothers, in which the community as a whole shares experiences, photos, funny stories or emotional vents, and moms answer each other's questions and offer support and advice during what is, for many, one of the most challenging times in their lives. You can download the free Preggie app for iOS or Android here: To enter the contest, just shoot a brief video (you have to be a mom, you don't have to be pregnant!), then check out Preggie's YouTube channel for details of how to submit it, either via Instagram, Facebook or Twitter (make sure to tag the video as instructed on Preggie's YouTube channel ) - or share it directly with Preggie via Dropbox by emailing charong@preggieap


A taste of natural perfection... Majahuitas Eco Resort near Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. This extract from the Preggie app's blog, Women On The Verge , is - allowing for un poquito de artistic license - the tale of how Charong and I found out we were having a baby. I am the husband, reluctant to remove the monstrous spider-crab! EMBARAZADA I found out I was pregnant at my best friend’s Mexican wedding. We were in the middle of nowhere, at Majahuitas, an eco-hotel on a cove in a Mexican rainforest that you could only reach by a 45-minute boat trip from Puerto Vallarta. There was no power, no phones, no wifi, no glass in the cabana windows, just crashing waves, rustling palm fronds, the warmth of the ocean breeze – and some sort of freakish, mud-colored spider-crab snapping its monstrous claws on the mosquito netting above our four-poster bed, a creature my husband insisted the hotel staff should be instructed to remove. I’d felt strange on the flight from Los A