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Pregnancy and College

In 3 weeks I am returning to college. I have spent a lot of time looking for a non-rolling backpack that will have enough support to get me through the rest of the pregnancy. When I go back in January I am going to be in my 2nd trimester.
Does anyone know of a good backpack that has a lot of support, a lot of room, is cute, and is organized? On a normal day I have to carry...
Medical Dictionary
Netbook Computer
Books for Class (can vary from 1 to 3)
I am running out of time to find a bookbag that will work for me. So if anyone has any suggestions I would appreciate it. As you can see though, I can't really just carry everything to class without a backpack. And I don't want to do a rolling backpack because the majority of the time my husband carries my backpack from the car to class and from class to the car. But when we return I have class on Monday and he doesn't.
Thanks and sorry for going on and on. I'm just getting irritated because I can't find anything and can't get any suggestions except for the rolling backpack.

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Asked by lc20101782 at 11:19 AM on Dec. 13, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • They have ones that roll. Kind of like the rolling suit cases. Try that.

    Answer by bseastrand at 11:20 AM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • I don't mean to be rude but bseastrand....DID YOU EVEN READ HER POST? She said multiple times she did NOT want a rolling one.

    Anyways I'm a college student as well. When I was pregnant with my 17 month old son I was in school for most of my pregnancy. The semester ended a month before I had him.

    I used sholder bad. It was too much for me to have to carry it all on my back. I felt like I was being weighed down and it hurt my lower back no matter what kind I tried.

    The sholder one kind of shifted the weight to my hips in a way and was much more comfortable. I also tried to leave books in the car and run out to the car to get them before the next class if I had enough time between classes.

    BE SURE TO PACK SNACKS!! I would get so dizzy and sick feeling at school after a long day so I would bring fruti, granola bars, etc. to keep me going.

    GOOD LUCK! It's tough to go to school and be pregnant but it's worth it!!

    Answer by miasmommy21407 at 12:43 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • shoulder**

    Answer by miasmommy21407 at 12:46 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • I was in college when I was pregnant with my twins and I admit I don't remember that being a problem. Could you ask a classmate to bring some of it for you? Perhaps the college will arrange a locker for you.

    Answer by onethentwins at 2:17 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • a messenger bag?

    Answer by MarvelousMama at 4:08 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • I am in college to and i am 5 months now, whats wrong with rolling backpacks?

    Answer by Onenamillion at 4:33 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • Why wouldn't you want a rolling one? Just because it isn't "cool"?
    I think you won't care when you get to the point where you have a constant lower backache, where your uterus is attached.

    Answer by squish at 10:36 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • I used a L.L. Bean backpack. The straps are super comfy and they have alot of room

    Answer by usdragonflies at 9:15 PM on Dec. 14, 2010

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