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before & after pregnancy gif

I attempted doing a before and after photo with my first child, Liam, but didn’t get the before shot positioned correctly to accommodate the baby in the after shot. However, with Hayden this time around, I learned that the before … Continue reading

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40 weeks with baby #2

How far along? 40 weeks Total weight gain: 18.5 pounds Maternity clothes? For sure. Stretch marks? Just a few. Sleep: I’ve been a nervous wreck, so sleep hasn’t been good. I’ve also had menstrual cramps for the past 3 nights from 2am-6am, causing it to … Continue reading

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the night before an induction

T-minus 12 hours until I am scheduled to go into the hospital to be induced with my second child. My emotions are overflowing and I don’t know where to start. The realities that this could always be my last pregnancy … Continue reading

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my favorite pregnancy things

I have had very little time to think about pregnancy this time around with the new house, chasing a toddler around, work and life. All I need were the essentials to make life easier and more comfortable. Here’s my list … Continue reading

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39 weeks with baby #2

To recap, I had an ultrasound on Tuesday to get an estimate on the baby’s weight. The ultrasound tech estimated a 7.1 pound baby, but there’s a 1 pound error, making it possible that the baby was measuring around 8 … Continue reading

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38 weeks with baby #2

How far along? 38 weeks Total weight gain: 17 pounds Maternity clothes? Why, of course. Stretch marks? Hardly any. Sleep: This week’s been a little more challenging. Liam hasn’t been sleeping well and I wake up every time I hear him.  Best moment this … Continue reading

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37 weeks with baby #2

How far along? 37 weeks Total weight gain: 16 pounds…weird, even with the ice cream and brownies I lost a pound. Maternity clothes? Yes, and I refuse to purchase any more winter maternity clothes since we’re so close to the due date…so I’m … Continue reading

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36 weeks with baby #2

How far along? 36 weeks Total weight gain: 17 pounds Maternity clothes? Yes, of course. Stretch marks? Minimal. Sleep: With the exception that I flip from one side to the other all night long because my hips hurt and my thighs fall asleep, I’m … Continue reading

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35 weeks with baby #2

How far along? 35 weeks Total weight gain: 14 pounds (gained two this week, thanks to the holidays…oops) Maternity clothes? Yes. Stretch marks? Just a few. Sleep: With the holiday, baby sprinkle, new years, prepping for baby, finishing house projects and work projects and … Continue reading

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34 weeks with baby #2

I turned 34 weeks on Christmas Day! How far along? 34 weeks Total weight gain: 12 pounds Maternity clothes? Yes. Stretch marks? Minor ones, mainly from my last pregnancy. Sleep: Didn’t get much sleep this week on account of the holiday prep.   Best moment … Continue reading

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