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32 weeks with baby #2

How far along? 32 weeks Total weight gain: 11 pounds, baby! Maternity clothes? It’s all I wear. Stretch marks? Just a few. Sleep: Blah, I’m having a harder time sleeping because of back pain.   Best moment this week: Spending time with my husband on … Continue reading

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31 weeks with baby #2

Better late than never, I turned 31 weeks last Thursday (December 4th) and was in a mad rush to get things done before our babymoon! Thankfully, we took photos on the day. How far along? 31 weeks Total weight gain: Stayed … Continue reading

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30 weeks with baby #2

How far along? 30 weeks Total weight gain: Four weeks ago it was 10 pounds, but I got a stomach bug, and lost over 5 pounds. So, from my beginning weight, I’ve now gained 9 pounds total now. Maternity clothes? Yes, and I need to go shopping for some … Continue reading

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the bump nest – a pregnancy pillow review

During my pregnancy with Liam, I slept with pillows all around me or with a simple straight body pillow I purchased from Target (neither of which were supportive enough for pregnancy). Since I know how precious sleep is any more, I … Continue reading

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29 weeks with baby #2

How far along? 29 weeks Total weight gain: Four weeks ago it was 10 pounds, but I got a stomach bug, and lost over 5 pounds. So, from my beginning weight, I’ve now gained 9 pounds total now. Maternity clothes? That and my husband’s t-shirts. Stretch marks? Just a small … Continue reading

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mentally preparing for baby #2

Thoughts on becoming a mother of two and a great resource for mothers and mothers-to-be. I’m honored to be a Similac Strong Moms Ambassador, a sponsored blog partner, this year. Mentally preparing for a baby is a hard thing to … Continue reading

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glucose tolerance tests

It seems as though every pregnant woman experiences nervousness prior to going through the dreaded glucose tolerance test between 24-28 weeks. It’s got a bad reputation among the mother community and now I completely understand why. When I was pregnant … Continue reading

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28 weeks with baby #2

How far along? 28 weeks Total weight gain: Three weeks ago it was 10 pounds, but I got a stomach bug, and lost over 5 pounds. So, from my beginning weight, I’ve now gained 7 pounds total now. Maternity clothes? Yes and just bought a wintry top from Target. … Continue reading

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27 weeks with baby #2

How far along? 27 weeks Total weight gain: Two weeks ago it was 10 pounds, but I got a stomach bug, and lost over 5 pounds. So, from my beginning weight, I’ve now gained 6 pounds total now. Maternity clothes? For sure. Stretch marks? They’re starting to pop up around … Continue reading

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26 weeks with baby #2

How far along? 26 weeks Total weight gain: Last week it was 10 pounds, but I just got over a stomach bug, and lost over 5 pounds. I’m sure it’ll go back to normal next week! Maternity clothes? Yes indeed! Stretch marks? No. Sleep: A little more uncomfortable, … Continue reading

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