Hannah Allam, War Correspondent, Reports From Iraq While Pregnant

07/06/2010 01:11 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

War correspondent Hannah Allam is facing an extra challenge as she covers the war in Iraq: she is five months pregnant. Although the pregnancy sometimes proved an obstacle for Allam, she has continued to prove herself as a veteran war reporter.

"The reactions started to change when my belly got bigger and definitely with the military... Second I start showing, they took one look at me and said we're not putting you on a Blackhawk," Allam says.

NPR reports from Allam's baby shower in Baghdad.


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