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March 2017

27 WEEKS PREGNANT WITH BABY #2!

Posted on March 22, 2017 in Uncategorized

How far along? 27 weeks!
Total weight gain: I didn’t weigh myself this week.
Maternity clothes? Yes
Stretch marks? Actually inside the top of my belly button piercing there might be one, but it is hard to see. I got this when I was pregnant with Emeline, but not until 36 weeks! I can’t believe how big the bump is already with this one!
Sleep: Sleep is pretty brokenI wake up easily in the night and Emeline is having so many nightmares.
Best moment this week: Spring weather!
Miss anything? Working out!
Movement: He moves a lot more, but I am having trouble picking up any sort of pattern during the day. I feel like he sleeps all day. I want to start kick counts, but I don’t know if I can yet.
Food cravings: Meat
Anything making you queasy or sick: Only shrimp, clams and oysters, strong cheeses, eggs this week.
Gender: Boy
Labor signs: No
Symptoms: PGP, exhaustion, moodiness
Belly button in or out? In, but sometimes half out.
Wedding rings on or off? On, but belly button ring is out!
Happy or moody most of the time: Happy
Looking forward to: Nothing in particular
Compared to 1st pregnancy: I have a toddler to deal with this time.

26 WEEKS PREGNANT WITH BABY #2!

Posted on March 14, 2017 in Mommy

How far along? 26 weeks!
Total weight gain: I still weigh 69kg (152lbs), so no weight gain since last weigh in at 24 weeks. It worries me a bit
because would like this baby to be bigger than Emeline was! 
Maternity clothes? Yes
Stretch marks? No
Sleep: Emeline keeps waking up at night 🙁 We almost pulled an all-nighter one night.
Best moment this week: Getting a tour of a birthing center and my nephew being born!
Miss anything? Being able to workout, so much more than I can explain.
Movement: I am feeling baby move every day. Some days he moves more than others.
Food cravings: Steak (what’s new?)
Anything making you queasy or sick: shrimp, clams, oysters, and strong cheeses
Gender: Boy
Labor signs: No
Symptoms: The extreme PGP that makes it so I can’t walk in the mornings. I have had a lot of round ligament
pain that feels like a really intense side-stitch that keeps getting stronger and stronger.
I have also been a bit moody this week and I’ve been getting tiny breakouts here and there.
Belly button in or out? In, but sometimes out. I have also been so tired.
Wedding rings on or off? On.
Happy or moody most of the time: A bit stressed out this week and moody
Looking forward to: Warm weather
Compared to 1st pregnancy: There is so much more discomfort and pain with this pregnancy.

25 WEEKS PREGNANT WITH BABY #2!

Posted on March 6, 2017 in Mommy

How far along? 25 weeks!
Total weight gain: I didn’t weigh myself this week.
Maternity clothes? Yes
Stretch marks? No
Sleep: I can’t seem to get enough of it.
Best moment this week: Cleaning the room and seeing it clean again haha
Miss anything? Working out, my back is not really better and working out is too painful. I am extremely disappointed.
Movement: He moves a lot when I am sitting or laying down. He must be sleeping when I move. If I wake up in the middle of the night he is always extremely active. I feel nothing like it during the day.
Food cravings: Meat, I am going to buy some.
Anything making you queasy or sick: Only shrimp, clams and oysters, strong cheeses
Gender: Boy
Labor signs: No
Symptoms: PGP, heartburn, exhaustion
Belly button in or out? In, but sometimes half out.
Wedding rings on or off? On.
Happy or moody most of the time: A bit stressed out this week
Looking forward to: Warm weather
Compared to 1st pregnancy: I never remember feeling as tired with Emeline. Yes, there were times when I was tired and I did go to bed earlier, but I am really so tired this time.

Sometimes I take these photos in the evening and sometimes I take them first thing in the morning. I want to take them in the mornings because it is most accurate, but things don’t always work out as you plan!

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