This week marks my 29th week of pregnancy, which means I am in my third and final trimester of this pregnancy (dun dun dun!) and we’re on the home stretch until we get to meet Bump! It also means that we’re essentially in the crunch time of getting ready for their arrival (anyone else freaking… Continue reading Pregnant Diaries – Hello Third Trimester!
Anyone else feel as if as soon as you got pregnant every parent decided to come at you with the most horrific stories about pregnancy, childbirth and parenthood? At times, it’s almost as if everyone takes pleasure in watching you squirm when they tell you something gross about the whole process of becoming a parent.… Continue reading Pregnant Diaries: Let’s just keep the horror stories to ourselves, shall we?
Pregnancy is an experience – an empowering, life-altering and at times overwhelming experience. There is nothing in your life that you can go through that quite adds up to what you go through during your time(s) being pregnant, and every pregnancy is different! While at times you just need to lay faith in yourself and… Continue reading Pregnant Diaries – My Favourite Pregnancy Resources
(Babysizer) One of the perks of the second trimester are all the baby kicks, finally you have movement in your belly – the pregnancy starts feeling very real. Obviously, it felt real before but now you have a person moving around and becoming developed and you don’t just have a chubby belly, tiredness and nausea… Continue reading Pregnant diaries: for the love of Baby Kicks
If you’ve experienced a pregnancy, you’ll know that suddenly your body seems to become public domain. EVERYONE seems to need to comment on every single change you’re going through – as if you haven’t already noticed and nit-picked about them yourself! I’ve always been the type of person that took ownership of my own body,… Continue reading Pregnant Diaries: Weird things people have said to me since I got pregnant
People on my Instagram and Facebook have been having so much fun with my Bump pictures that feature my German Shepherd Bomber in them, I’ve decided to post another collection of some of the pictures I’ve taken since my last post. My belly seems to be expanding DAILY and I’ve now got a perma-bump, whereas… Continue reading Bomber and the Bump pt. 2
NOTE: This post is based on my personal experience, and is not meant to be taken as medical advise. When my doctor announced that she wanted to send me to Winnipeg for a Fetal Assessment, I asked her my questions and then hit to Google to find some other expecting mothers that had gone through… Continue reading Pregnant Diaries: What is a Fetal Assessment?
Making my way through my second trimester, my nausea is completely gone and my energy is (somewhat) back to normal, with the help of my chiropractor my muscle pain is at a minimum but a new pregnancy side effect has come on: Leg cramps. That’s right, the wake-me-up-in-the-middle-of-the-night-in-horrible-pain leg cramps have started in the last… Continue reading Pregnancy pet peeve: leg cramps.
Mamas! Isn’t your pregnancy pillow the GREATEST THING?! I honestly had no idea how much I needed one until I actually went out and bought one after the advise of many friends and family. I definitely do not regret it! (and if you follow me on Instagram, you know Bomber loves it too!). I have… Continue reading For the love of my pregnancy pillow
If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that my 1.5 year old German Shepherd Bomber is a very prominent feature in my baby bump pictures! As I’ve said in previous posts, Bomber’s behaviour around me changed before I even knew I was pregnant, and it was one of the things that sparked my curiosity… Continue reading Bomber and the Bump – Part 1.