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Pauleen Luna Reveals She Took a Pregnancy Test Every Month!
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  • Preparing for motherhood came easy for Pauleen Luna. Besides her own mom, she also got a lot of help from husband Vic Sotto's eldest daughter Danica Pingris, and Danica's brother Oyo's wife Kristine Sotto. They took from their experiences and helped Pauleen out while she was pregnant with her first child, Talitha especially as the date of her birth came nearer. 

    "On November 4, a Saturday, we had dinner with all of Vic's children. That was the topic of my conversation with Danica and Kristine. Paano mo malalaman kung nagle-labor ka na? How would you know kung kailangan mo nang pumunta sa hospital? Kasi when I was around five and a half months pregnant, I was already contracting," she relayed to Smartparenting.com.ph in an exclusive interview.

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    She also feels fortunate to have close friends who are mothers, like Eat Bulaga co-hosts Ruby Rodriguez and Pia Guanio, as well as celebrity friends Yayo Aguila, Sherilyn Reyes, and Camille Prats, who would help answer questions when something was bothering her. 


    But mostly, she's thankful for the support of Vic who, despite being squeamish, stayed with her during the time she was giving birth. 

    "Vic really didn't want to go inside the delivery room. Takot na takot sya talaga, sabi nya, 'Babe, mahina ako dyan.' Pero nagulat ako, pumasok lang sya. He took a video of everything."

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    She describes her full birthing experience here. Watch this sneak peek:

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