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  • All day today I’ve been reminding myself 31 weeks! I can’t believe that! 31 means eight weeks and six days left! Last week flew by! And I have a feeling the rest are going to too! •
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  • All day today I’ve been reminding myself 31 weeks! I can’t believe that! 31 means eight weeks and six days left! Last week flew by! And I have a feeling the rest are going to too! •






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  • Third trimester, is a tough one. Some facts right here... The struggle to get comfy in bed is just a joke takes a good 15 minutes of rolling around then by that time you realise you need a wee. Then while your up you realise your abit peckish so raid the biscuits! Get back into bed and get kicked in the ribs when your least expecting it, those little baby kicks are super powerful! 
Shoes...can’t I just stick to slippers? The actual workout to put shoes on! It takes at least 3 goes with little breaks in between. 
Jeans are just more effort than what they are actually worth, by the time you’ve eventually got them on your knackered..leggings it is then! 
I no longer have a bra big enough to accommodate my ever growing boobs! 
The realisation hits that you’ll soon be welcoming an actual real life tiny human into the world very soon!! Don’t worry mamas we got this!! •
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#pregnant #pregnancy #mamatobe #mumtobe #mumofthree #2under2 #babybump #babyboy #newbaby #newborn #babybump #hair #natural #longhair #bump #beautifulbump #happy #rawmotherhood #reality #pregnancyblog #mumblogger #thirdtrimester #29weekspregnant #bodyconfidence #stretchmarks
  • Third trimester, is a tough one. Some facts right here... The struggle to get comfy in bed is just a joke takes a good 15 minutes of rolling around then by that time you realise you need a wee. Then while your up you realise your abit peckish so raid the biscuits! Get back into bed and get kicked in the ribs when your least expecting it, those little baby kicks are super powerful!
    Shoes...can’t I just stick to slippers? The actual workout to put shoes on! It takes at least 3 goes with little breaks in between.
    Jeans are just more effort than what they are actually worth, by the time you’ve eventually got them on your knackered..leggings it is then!
    I no longer have a bra big enough to accommodate my ever growing boobs!
    The realisation hits that you’ll soon be welcoming an actual real life tiny human into the world very soon!! Don’t worry mamas we got this!! •




    #pregnant #pregnancy #mamatobe #mumtobe #mumofthree #2under2 #babybump #babyboy #newbaby #newborn #babybump #hair #natural #longhair #bump #beautifulbump #happy #rawmotherhood #reality #pregnancyblog #mumblogger #thirdtrimester #29weekspregnant #bodyconfidence #stretchmarks

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  • I’ve been so queasy the past two weeks! I completely forgot how sick I was during my first pregnancy, after all it was 7 years ago! 
This time feels even worse. I don’t remember feeling THIS queasy and this exhausted, not this soon anyway!! 🤢

Last time to help relieve sickness I was advised to have lemons! So I turned to the @marksandspencer fresh lemonade! It’s my absolute favourite! The tiny bottles are great too as it’s an acidic drink so we shouldn’t really have too much. I had my first bottle for this pregnancy today. 🍋

I’m curious of other remedies anyone might have other than lemons! Please comment below and I will try them and get back with my feedback!!😉
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  • I’ve been so queasy the past two weeks! I completely forgot how sick I was during my first pregnancy, after all it was 7 years ago!
    This time feels even worse. I don’t remember feeling THIS queasy and this exhausted, not this soon anyway!! 🤢

    Last time to help relieve sickness I was advised to have lemons! So I turned to the @marksandspencer fresh lemonade! It’s my absolute favourite! The tiny bottles are great too as it’s an acidic drink so we shouldn’t really have too much. I had my first bottle for this pregnancy today. 🍋

    I’m curious of other remedies anyone might have other than lemons! Please comment below and I will try them and get back with my feedback!!😉
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  • Grow, baby, grow 🌱👶🏻 #25weeks today. Feeling really great overall, baby is moving more & more everyday which is just the best feeling ever 🥰⠀
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Pregnancy brings on SO many emotions, it’s hard to describe. Not only are your hormones going wacko, but you start thinking of life a little differently than you did before. A perspective shift. Constantly learning. Constantly growing—figuratively and literally.⠀
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You realize that, already, without meeting this tiny little human, that you’d do anything for them. You work hard to prepare your home, your mind, and your life to give them the best possible start on earth. Pregnancy is true strength & faith—something I didn’t understand before. (So props to all mamas everywhere!)⠀
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Our specialist appointment yesterday got me thinking about this. After an overall good & healthy report, he told us baby’s measuring on the small side. At the 47th percentile, this is smack dab in the middle—but the bigger concern is baby’s abdomen, measuring in the 9th percentile. This is important because it’s where the liver & other vital organs are, and could potentially be a sign of slowed growth.⠀
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The innate ability of our bodies to know exactly what to do without instruction from us, to provide exactly what we need for baby, is giving me faith that the little one is growing at baby’s own pace. (Plus baby might just taking after @jimpipino’s slender waist 😌).⠀
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I have faith that baby is growing just how baby needs. I’ll continue doing all I can too. Doctor’s orders call for me to EAT, EAT, EAT—lots of healthy fats & proteins. To stay active, but rest often too. Luckily this comes at a perfect time when we have 3 weekends in a row at home (say whaaaat?). Lots of naps & gains will be happening!⠀
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🙏🏼 Prayers for fattening this lil babe over the next few weeks! #bambinopipino
  • Grow, baby, grow 🌱👶🏻 #25weeks today. Feeling really great overall, baby is moving more & more everyday which is just the best feeling ever 🥰⠀
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    Pregnancy brings on SO many emotions, it’s hard to describe. Not only are your hormones going wacko, but you start thinking of life a little differently than you did before. A perspective shift. Constantly learning. Constantly growing—figuratively and literally.⠀
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    You realize that, already, without meeting this tiny little human, that you’d do anything for them. You work hard to prepare your home, your mind, and your life to give them the best possible start on earth. Pregnancy is true strength & faith—something I didn’t understand before. (So props to all mamas everywhere!)⠀
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    Our specialist appointment yesterday got me thinking about this. After an overall good & healthy report, he told us baby’s measuring on the small side. At the 47th percentile, this is smack dab in the middle—but the bigger concern is baby’s abdomen, measuring in the 9th percentile. This is important because it’s where the liver & other vital organs are, and could potentially be a sign of slowed growth.⠀
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    The innate ability of our bodies to know exactly what to do without instruction from us, to provide exactly what we need for baby, is giving me faith that the little one is growing at baby’s own pace. (Plus baby might just taking after @jimpipino’s slender waist 😌).⠀
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    I have faith that baby is growing just how baby needs. I’ll continue doing all I can too. Doctor’s orders call for me to EAT, EAT, EAT—lots of healthy fats & proteins. To stay active, but rest often too. Luckily this comes at a perfect time when we have 3 weekends in a row at home (say whaaaat?). Lots of naps & gains will be happening!⠀
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    🙏🏼 Prayers for fattening this lil babe over the next few weeks! #bambinopipino

  •  29  4  48 minutes ago
  • Becoming mother is the best experience for a women. So the news of pregnancy matters a lot to the would be mummies. Pregnancy test is part of the joyous experience.In our recent blog we discussed about these five facts every woman should learn about pregnancy tests :- 1. How do pregnancy tests work?
2. Are pregnancy test kits accurate?
3. What’s the difference between a digital and non-digital pregnancy test?
4. When is the best time to take a pregnancy test?
5. Why are there false positive results?

Read more from our website link mentioned in the bio. www.pregma.com → Follow @_pregma_ for more tips.
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#pregnancytest #pregnancytests #pregnancytesting #pregnancy #fitpregnancy #pregnancydiary #pregnancyannouncement #pregnancylife #pregnancyblog #pregnancyphoto #pregnancyyoga #pregnancymassage #postpregnancy #inspirepregnancy #healthypregnancy #firstpregnancy
  • Becoming mother is the best experience for a women. So the news of pregnancy matters a lot to the would be mummies. Pregnancy test is part of the joyous experience.In our recent blog we discussed about these five facts every woman should learn about pregnancy tests :- 1. How do pregnancy tests work?
    2. Are pregnancy test kits accurate?
    3. What’s the difference between a digital and non-digital pregnancy test?
    4. When is the best time to take a pregnancy test?
    5. Why are there false positive results?

    Read more from our website link mentioned in the bio. www.pregma.com → Follow @_pregma_ for more tips.
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    #pregnancytest #pregnancytests #pregnancytesting #pregnancy #fitpregnancy #pregnancydiary #pregnancyannouncement #pregnancylife #pregnancyblog #pregnancyphoto #pregnancyyoga #pregnancymassage #postpregnancy #inspirepregnancy #healthypregnancy #firstpregnancy

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  • El embarazo NO es el mejor momento para ponerte a dieta!! Si tienes unos kg de más come saludable todo el embarazo y ya que nazca tu bebé te pones las pilas!
🤰💜 Lo recomendable es subir entre 9-12kg, claro si tienes sobrepeso lo mejor es que vayas con un nutriologo especialista en embarazos para que te ayude a controlar tu peso sin restricciones caloriacas!
Si subes lo que se recomienda no te preocupes una vez que nazca tu bebé rápido vas a recuperar tu peso de antes! Sobre todo con la lactancia 🤱
Tu cuerpo necesita suficiente comida, si no se la das tú bebé va a tomar los nutrientes de donde pueda y puede que tu cuerpo sufra las consecuencias 🧟‍♀️ come siempre que tengas hambre!! Intenta comer lo más saludable posible, muchas frutas y verduras 🍎🥦
Disfruta cada día de tu embarazo!!
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#preggolife #preggo #pregnancy #pregnant #momtobe #pregnantlife #babyontheway #pregnancyworkouts #healthypregnancy #pregnancyfitness #pregnancyglow #pregnancyjourney #pregnancyblog #pregnancylife #newbornbaby #newborn #baby #mom #mama #bebe #prenatal #OMMommyMX By #OMYogaShala
  • El embarazo NO es el mejor momento para ponerte a dieta!! Si tienes unos kg de más come saludable todo el embarazo y ya que nazca tu bebé te pones las pilas!
    🤰💜 Lo recomendable es subir entre 9-12kg, claro si tienes sobrepeso lo mejor es que vayas con un nutriologo especialista en embarazos para que te ayude a controlar tu peso sin restricciones caloriacas!
    Si subes lo que se recomienda no te preocupes una vez que nazca tu bebé rápido vas a recuperar tu peso de antes! Sobre todo con la lactancia 🤱
    Tu cuerpo necesita suficiente comida, si no se la das tú bebé va a tomar los nutrientes de donde pueda y puede que tu cuerpo sufra las consecuencias 🧟‍♀️ come siempre que tengas hambre!! Intenta comer lo más saludable posible, muchas frutas y verduras 🍎🥦
    Disfruta cada día de tu embarazo!!
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    #preggolife #preggo #pregnancy #pregnant #momtobe #pregnantlife #babyontheway #pregnancyworkouts #healthypregnancy #pregnancyfitness #pregnancyglow #pregnancyjourney #pregnancyblog #pregnancylife #newbornbaby #newborn #baby #mom #mama #bebe #prenatal #OMMommyMX By #OMYogaShala

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  • Me and my boys💙 .
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For some reason lately I’ve been thinking so much about how our lives are about to change forever in a few weeks when our little guy gets here, then I think about how they will vote against me when it’s time to vote for things to do on the weekends, then I think about his first day of preschool, the day he goes to college, and of course how I better be amazing to whoever he brings home because she could be the one and I want her in my side.... yup lately those things keep me up at night and I get really sad because I don’t want him to grow up, and yes he isn’t even here yet... 🤷🏽‍♀️ overthinking at the finest. Please someone tells me this is normal and it will go away soon 😐 #pregnancyproblems#32weekspregnant
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    For some reason lately I’ve been thinking so much about how our lives are about to change forever in a few weeks when our little guy gets here, then I think about how they will vote against me when it’s time to vote for things to do on the weekends, then I think about his first day of preschool, the day he goes to college, and of course how I better be amazing to whoever he brings home because she could be the one and I want her in my side.... yup lately those things keep me up at night and I get really sad because I don’t want him to grow up, and yes he isn’t even here yet... 🤷🏽‍♀️ overthinking at the finest. Please someone tells me this is normal and it will go away soon 😐 #pregnancyproblems #32weekspregnant

  •  153  6  1 hour ago
  • The effect of nutrition in pregnancy extends beyond pregnancy for kiddos! 🍎🥬🦴⁣
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A study published in JAMA Pediatrics showed that Vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy is associated with higher bone mineral content in the offspring, even up to six years after birth.⁣
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This study is interesting not only because of its findings but because it shows a link between maternal nutrition in pregnancy and the health of the child beyond growth and development inutero. Nutrition goes beyond calories, and extends to micronutrients as well. Food is fuel 🙌🏽⁣
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For those interested, the study mentioned above was a secondary analysis of a prospective, double-blind, randomized controlled trial of high versus standard dose vitamin D supplementation in 623 pregnant Danish women and the outcomes in their 584 children.
  • The effect of nutrition in pregnancy extends beyond pregnancy for kiddos! 🍎🥬🦴⁣

    A study published in JAMA Pediatrics showed that Vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy is associated with higher bone mineral content in the offspring, even up to six years after birth.⁣

    This study is interesting not only because of its findings but because it shows a link between maternal nutrition in pregnancy and the health of the child beyond growth and development inutero. Nutrition goes beyond calories, and extends to micronutrients as well. Food is fuel 🙌🏽⁣

    For those interested, the study mentioned above was a secondary analysis of a prospective, double-blind, randomized controlled trial of high versus standard dose vitamin D supplementation in 623 pregnant Danish women and the outcomes in their 584 children.

  •  49  5  1 hour ago
  • HAPPY HUMP DAY 
Can you beleive that this here is an almost 16 week bump? Nope neither can I! 
Nausea like no other, Acid no end and signs of SPD starting again but I cant explain the absolute love and happiness i feel that i am finally able experience this again! I beleive I'm growing fast this time as technically this is my third pregnancy just unfortunate that my last only lasted until 8 weeks. 
My heart has exploded and in just 2 short days we will find out if we have another little boy or a little girly and I just cant wait ♡
  • HAPPY HUMP DAY
    Can you beleive that this here is an almost 16 week bump? Nope neither can I!
    Nausea like no other, Acid no end and signs of SPD starting again but I cant explain the absolute love and happiness i feel that i am finally able experience this again! I beleive I'm growing fast this time as technically this is my third pregnancy just unfortunate that my last only lasted until 8 weeks.
    My heart has exploded and in just 2 short days we will find out if we have another little boy or a little girly and I just cant wait ♡

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  • Is it TMI to admit that when I was 13 I didn't poop for 8 freaking weeks?⁠
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After being poked, prodded, x-rayed and enema-ed I finally got regular again. The entire process wasn't at all traumatic for a teenage girl 🙄 And even though I had an amazing team at @sickkids , nobody could really ever figure out why it happened. And I didn't have any problems pooping again.⁠
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There's nothing worse than wanting to pinch a loaf while you're pregnant but having no luck. It's painful and it makes you feel even more bloated than you already do.⁠
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If you're looking for some amazing home remedies and over-the-counter ways to drop a deuce during pregnancy, click the link @mamasoupinc now!⁠
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I'm making myself cringe with this #honestpost just so ya know. It's a shitty topic, but somebody's gotta talk about it!⁠
  • Is it TMI to admit that when I was 13 I didn't poop for 8 freaking weeks?⁠
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    After being poked, prodded, x-rayed and enema-ed I finally got regular again. The entire process wasn't at all traumatic for a teenage girl 🙄 And even though I had an amazing team at @sickkids , nobody could really ever figure out why it happened. And I didn't have any problems pooping again.⁠
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    Until I was pregnant.⁠
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    There's nothing worse than wanting to pinch a loaf while you're pregnant but having no luck. It's painful and it makes you feel even more bloated than you already do.⁠
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    If you're looking for some amazing home remedies and over-the-counter ways to drop a deuce during pregnancy, click the link @mamasoupinc now!⁠
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    I'm making myself cringe with this #honestpost just so ya know. It's a shitty topic, but somebody's gotta talk about it!⁠

  •  7  3  1 hour ago
  • I'm sure we've all heard this - that breastfeeding shouldn't hurt. But how many of us suffer through discomfort and pain because we've convinced ourselves it IS normal? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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The truth is - some discomfort, in the beginning, can be normal as you get used to it. But if you are biting your tongue to keep from screaming, cry because it hurts so much, or just wonder if it could be a little more comfortable...ask for help!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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With my second, I convinced myself that breastfeeding actually could be painful and normal, and anyone who said it shouldn't be was kidding themselves. Turns out, my son had an undiagnosed tongue tie. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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When my third baby was born, he also had a tongue tie, and we had it resolved right away. I cried when I nursed him and discovered the pain I'd felt with him and the whole time with Andrew WASN'T normal. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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If you are experiencing pain, reach out to an IBCLC. They can help! Here are some of the common reasons for pain while breastfeeding:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Poor Latch! This is the #1 reason why women experience pain. Often it can be resolved with just making sure the baby has a deep latch or changing position. If baby is just barely hanging on to the nipple...it's going to be painful⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Engorgement! Despite what some say, engorgement isn't actually normal, and it's often a sign of insufficient feeding or an oversupply. And it is painful!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Thrush - Mom and baby can both have this, and it can cause burning and stinging.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Tongue or Lip Tie - I already mentioned this and could talk for hours on the topic. But tongue and lip ties are REAL problems - and if your baby has one, it can make it near impossible to not have pain. I believe undiagnosed ties are one of the biggest culprits behind breastfeeding problems. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Clogged ducts - these can be so uncomfortable and can lead to other issues (drop in supply, mastitis). With my second, I had one the size of a KIWI. It was terrible. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Mastitis - aka, the boob flu. This causes flu like symptoms, and PAIN.  #breastfeeding
  • I'm sure we've all heard this - that breastfeeding shouldn't hurt. But how many of us suffer through discomfort and pain because we've convinced ourselves it IS normal? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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    The truth is - some discomfort, in the beginning, can be normal as you get used to it. But if you are biting your tongue to keep from screaming, cry because it hurts so much, or just wonder if it could be a little more comfortable...ask for help!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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    With my second, I convinced myself that breastfeeding actually could be painful and normal, and anyone who said it shouldn't be was kidding themselves. Turns out, my son had an undiagnosed tongue tie. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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    When my third baby was born, he also had a tongue tie, and we had it resolved right away. I cried when I nursed him and discovered the pain I'd felt with him and the whole time with Andrew WASN'T normal. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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    If you are experiencing pain, reach out to an IBCLC. They can help! Here are some of the common reasons for pain while breastfeeding:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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    Poor Latch! This is the #1 reason why women experience pain. Often it can be resolved with just making sure the baby has a deep latch or changing position. If baby is just barely hanging on to the nipple...it's going to be painful⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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    Engorgement! Despite what some say, engorgement isn't actually normal, and it's often a sign of insufficient feeding or an oversupply. And it is painful!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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    Thrush - Mom and baby can both have this, and it can cause burning and stinging.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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    Tongue or Lip Tie - I already mentioned this and could talk for hours on the topic. But tongue and lip ties are REAL problems - and if your baby has one, it can make it near impossible to not have pain. I believe undiagnosed ties are one of the biggest culprits behind breastfeeding problems. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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    Clogged ducts - these can be so uncomfortable and can lead to other issues (drop in supply, mastitis). With my second, I had one the size of a KIWI. It was terrible. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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    Mastitis - aka, the boob flu. This causes flu like symptoms, and PAIN. #breastfeeding

  •  18  4  1 hour ago
  • Being such a girly girl I never imagined in a million years I could love a little boy as much as I do mine. He has taught me true selfless love. Last year was the best because I had him in my life making me truely happy inside every single day.  I never thought I'd be so attached to him he's become a part of me and I'm so grateful for the love he has bought me , his dad and our families. 
My boy gives the best hugs and has the most loving sweetest heart. He is so active and has become a proper character and chatty but tbh he never stood a chance being quite with us as his parents. 
I feel mixed emotions that mine and his time (just us two) is coming to an end  but excited to see and experience the new dynamic... its bitter sweet counting down the days but also hanging on for my precious time with my boy. 
I've havn't felt lonely since his arrival something i used to feel often having lived alone for so many years (I'm so grateful to have spent quality time with him on this holiday 
Leaving him behind was never an option ❤
If your're considering taking you LO away do it you WON'T  regret it!! #mumbloggeruk #pregnancyblog #bumppic #pregnancyfashion
#babyblog #babyshower #lifestyleblog
#bloggerlifestyle #2under2
  • Being such a girly girl I never imagined in a million years I could love a little boy as much as I do mine. He has taught me true selfless love. Last year was the best because I had him in my life making me truely happy inside every single day.  I never thought I'd be so attached to him he's become a part of me and I'm so grateful for the love he has bought me , his dad and our families.
    My boy gives the best hugs and has the most loving sweetest heart. He is so active and has become a proper character and chatty but tbh he never stood a chance being quite with us as his parents.
    I feel mixed emotions that mine and his time (just us two) is coming to an end  but excited to see and experience the new dynamic... its bitter sweet counting down the days but also hanging on for my precious time with my boy.
    I've havn't felt lonely since his arrival something i used to feel often having lived alone for so many years (I'm so grateful to have spent quality time with him on this holiday
    Leaving him behind was never an option ❤
    If your're considering taking you LO away do it you WON'T  regret it!! #mumbloggeruk #pregnancyblog #bumppic #pregnancyfashion
    #babyblog #babyshower #lifestyleblog
    #bloggerlifestyle #2under2

  •  17  4  2 hours ago
  • SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE! We are offering one **FREE** {value $379 USD} spot to our Prenatal, Postnatal & Kids Online YTT! ❤️
How to enter?
1. Follow our account, @islandprenatalyoga
2. Share this post on your story and comment below on why you'd like to win
3. IMPORTANT! Sign up for our free Prenatal & Postnatal webinar! (Link in bio!) The webinar will be on Thursday, February 27 at 8pm EST. Your email address must be on the list to win! You'll receive a confirmation email from me, and you must open it and click confirm to be added!
*Make sure to complete all 3 steps if you're interested in winning!*.
Winner will be announced at the end of the webinar on February 27! Only those who have completed all 3 steps will have a chance to win! ☀️🌈🌴Can't make the webinar live? Don't worry- I'll send the replay to everyone who signs up!
  • SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE! We are offering one **FREE** {value $379 USD} spot to our Prenatal, Postnatal & Kids Online YTT! ❤️
    How to enter?
    1. Follow our account, @islandprenatalyoga
    2. Share this post on your story and comment below on why you'd like to win
    3. IMPORTANT! Sign up for our free Prenatal & Postnatal webinar! (Link in bio!) The webinar will be on Thursday, February 27 at 8pm EST. Your email address must be on the list to win! You'll receive a confirmation email from me, and you must open it and click confirm to be added!
    *Make sure to complete all 3 steps if you're interested in winning!*.
    Winner will be announced at the end of the webinar on February 27! Only those who have completed all 3 steps will have a chance to win! ☀️🌈🌴Can't make the webinar live? Don't worry- I'll send the replay to everyone who signs up!

  •  9  2  2 hours ago
  • Thank you to all who came last night to our #DoYouEverSleep event in conversation with certified sleep consultant, Kimberly Walker! We loved having thoughtful #EverMoms and #EverDads asking questions to help us all learn a little bit more about how to set our children up for a restful night of sleep! •
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Special thank you to @le_botaniste for providing delicious plant-based bites, @wthn for their ethereal Dream On Herbal Supplement, and @ocean_and_main for their easy, breezy short caftan as our giveaway prizes ❤️ •
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Let us know, what types of events would you like us to host?
  • Thank you to all who came last night to our #DoYouEverSleep event in conversation with certified sleep consultant, Kimberly Walker! We loved having thoughtful #EverMoms and #EverDads asking questions to help us all learn a little bit more about how to set our children up for a restful night of sleep! •

    Special thank you to @le_botaniste for providing delicious plant-based bites, @wthn for their ethereal Dream On Herbal Supplement, and @ocean_and_main for their easy, breezy short caftan as our giveaway prizes ❤️ •

    Let us know, what types of events would you like us to host?

  •  22  5  2 hours ago
  • ИМЕЮ ПОЛНОЕ ПРАВО! Постить  свои беременные фотографии, ведь сейчас я проживаю четвёртый триместр беременности😄

И пусть живот сходит на «нет», беременность продолжается. Да-да, я не ошибаюсь. С единственной разницей, что первые девять месяцев я ребёнка вынашивала, а последние три-донашиваю🤱🏽Слышали такой термин - «донашивание»? ⠀

К примеру, взрослое поколение считает иначе. Наши мамы и бабушки говорят:»Не приучай ребёнка к рукам, ручной станет». Но нет, не станет. В первые месяцы жизни ребёнок ищет защиту мамы по всякому поводу, будь-то: соскучился, болит животик, проголодался, хочет спать и прочее. Обеспечить мамино внимание ему помогает крик, плач. Разве можно равнодушно смотреть на плачущего детёныша и не взять его в руки?😳 ⠀

Как вы относитесь к совету старшего поколения, не приучать ребёнка к рукам? Какие «вредные советы» вы получали от окружающих, пока растили младенца?
  • ИМЕЮ ПОЛНОЕ ПРАВО! Постить свои беременные фотографии, ведь сейчас я проживаю четвёртый триместр беременности😄

    И пусть живот сходит на «нет», беременность продолжается. Да-да, я не ошибаюсь. С единственной разницей, что первые девять месяцев я ребёнка вынашивала, а последние три-донашиваю🤱🏽Слышали такой термин - «донашивание»? ⠀

    К примеру, взрослое поколение считает иначе. Наши мамы и бабушки говорят:»Не приучай ребёнка к рукам, ручной станет». Но нет, не станет. В первые месяцы жизни ребёнок ищет защиту мамы по всякому поводу, будь-то: соскучился, болит животик, проголодался, хочет спать и прочее. Обеспечить мамино внимание ему помогает крик, плач. Разве можно равнодушно смотреть на плачущего детёныша и не взять его в руки?😳 ⠀

    Как вы относитесь к совету старшего поколения, не приучать ребёнка к рукам? Какие «вредные советы» вы получали от окружающих, пока растили младенца?

  •  55  8  2 hours ago
  • I am sure pregnancy  is different experience  for every woman. For me is  such a good & blessed journey which I dont expected - it helps me understand  what is really important  in life and discover  myself as a woman 🤰  Right now I feel like nothing else is matter, just me , my baby and my own world where I can create  my future as a wife  and mother as best I can 💏 
A grand adventure is about to begin 🎀💖
Photography by @m2wojcik_studio
#pregnancyisbeautiful #momblogger #pregnancyjourney #pregnancy #pregnancyphotoshoot #pregnantmodel #happiness #love #photoshoot #model #instamamagang #momsofinstagram #momcommunity #pregnancyblog #followforfollowback #l4 #maternityphotography #maternitylife #follownow
  • I am sure pregnancy is different experience for every woman. For me is such a good & blessed journey which I dont expected - it helps me understand what is really important in life and discover myself as a woman 🤰 Right now I feel like nothing else is matter, just me , my baby and my own world where I can create my future as a wife and mother as best I can 💏
    A grand adventure is about to begin 🎀💖
    Photography by @m2wojcik_studio
    #pregnancyisbeautiful #momblogger #pregnancyjourney #pregnancy #pregnancyphotoshoot #pregnantmodel #happiness #love #photoshoot #model #instamamagang #momsofinstagram #momcommunity #pregnancyblog #followforfollowback #l4 #maternityphotography #maternitylife #follownow

  •  158  0  2 hours ago
  • Mama and her mini celebrating the baby to be! 🥳
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📸: @breannlane in our 3/4 Sleeve Faux Wrap Maternity Dress
  • Mama and her mini celebrating the baby to be! 🥳
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    📸: @breannlane in our 3/4 Sleeve Faux Wrap Maternity Dress

  •  86  5  2 hours ago
  • Yes. Yes it is. But today has been utterly soul destroying 😭
I had to leave work at lunch time as I couldnt physically stand up and couldnt keep anything down. 
My immune system is at its lowest, my glands are swollen, I snort when I breath (attractive, I know 😏) I was cold to the bone and was physically shaking at one point. I came home and got straight into bed and slept for nearly 3 hours 😂
This baby better be grateful and sleep when it arrives 🙈
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#newmum #newmummy #mumtobe #momtobe #pregnancyblog #10weeks #growingbabybean #babyonboard #acupressure #morningsickness #alldaysickness #baby #newmum #baby2020 #newmummy #babybump #babyblog #newmumblog #babys #blog #pregnancydiary #pregnancy #mumblog #mummytobe #momblog #mumsofinstagram #firsttimemum #mum #instamum
  • Yes. Yes it is. But today has been utterly soul destroying 😭
    I had to leave work at lunch time as I couldnt physically stand up and couldnt keep anything down.
    My immune system is at its lowest, my glands are swollen, I snort when I breath (attractive, I know 😏) I was cold to the bone and was physically shaking at one point. I came home and got straight into bed and slept for nearly 3 hours 😂
    This baby better be grateful and sleep when it arrives 🙈
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    #newmum #newmummy #mumtobe #momtobe #pregnancyblog #10weeks #growingbabybean #babyonboard #acupressure #morningsickness #alldaysickness #baby #newmum #baby2020 #newmummy #babybump #babyblog #newmumblog #babys #blog #pregnancydiary #pregnancy #mumblog #mummytobe #momblog #mumsofinstagram #firsttimemum #mum #instamum

  •  11  2  2 hours ago
  • I promise I will be there. 
I promise I will be there to pick you up when you fall and scrape your knees. 
I promise I will be there to cuddle you back to sleep after a nightmare. 
I promise I will be there to look after you when you’re feeling poorly. 
I promise I will be there to hold your hand as we walk through the school gates on your very first day. 
I promise I will be there at every school assembly, play, sports day and parents evening. 
I promise I will be there to support you in whatever you choose to do in life. 
I promise I will be there with a cup of tea and your favourite chocolate when you’re feeling low.
I promise I will be there to wipe your tears and fix your heart when someone unworthy of your love breaks it. 
I promise I will be there to watch you walk down the aisle, should you find someone you want to marry. 
I promise I will be there to hold your hand as you bring new life into the world, should you choose to. 
I promise I will be there to support you as a new mum, and to love and dote on the grandchildren you give me, should you choose to. 
I promise I will be there to calm your nerves before a job interview, and to celebrate with you when you get the job I knew you would get. 
I promise to be the proudest mum in the entire world every single day of my life. 
I promise I will be there, forever.
  • I promise I will be there.
    I promise I will be there to pick you up when you fall and scrape your knees.
    I promise I will be there to cuddle you back to sleep after a nightmare.
    I promise I will be there to look after you when you’re feeling poorly.
    I promise I will be there to hold your hand as we walk through the school gates on your very first day.
    I promise I will be there at every school assembly, play, sports day and parents evening.
    I promise I will be there to support you in whatever you choose to do in life.
    I promise I will be there with a cup of tea and your favourite chocolate when you’re feeling low.
    I promise I will be there to wipe your tears and fix your heart when someone unworthy of your love breaks it.
    I promise I will be there to watch you walk down the aisle, should you find someone you want to marry.
    I promise I will be there to hold your hand as you bring new life into the world, should you choose to.
    I promise I will be there to support you as a new mum, and to love and dote on the grandchildren you give me, should you choose to.
    I promise I will be there to calm your nerves before a job interview, and to celebrate with you when you get the job I knew you would get.
    I promise to be the proudest mum in the entire world every single day of my life.
    I promise I will be there, forever.

  •  30  2  2 hours ago
  • 𝔸𝕟𝕠𝕥𝕙𝕖𝕣 𝔻𝕒𝕪, 𝔸𝕟𝕠𝕥𝕙𝕖𝕣 𝕊𝕨𝕖𝕖𝕡
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So today was sweep number 4 and by far the most painful! NHS guidance suggests that they’re not painful, just uncomfortable...I definitely disagree!! Baby’s heartbeat and movements were just fine and we are waiting for a space on the ward so I can have my waters broken, which will, according to the midwife we saw today, be very uncomfortable. Joy.
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We are booked back in tomorrow for more monitoring and another sweep, they don’t seem to be working and are increasingly more painful. I’m not sure what the point of having them every day is now so I’m tempted to say no to having another one.
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Hopefully we will called in soon - I think Baby Miles is going to be a leap year baby 💙
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#baby #babycountdown #babyboy #pregnant #pregnancy #pregnancydiary #pregnancyblog #pregnancyjournal
#thirdtrimester #pregnancyafterloss #rainbowbaby #mumlife #mumtobe #mummytobe #mamatobe #parentstobe #40weekspregnant #milesbetterbaby #babymiles #babymiles2020 #duefebruary2020 #februarybaby #comingsoon #itsaboy #overdue #overduebaby
  • 𝔸𝕟𝕠𝕥𝕙𝕖𝕣 𝔻𝕒𝕪, 𝔸𝕟𝕠𝕥𝕙𝕖𝕣 𝕊𝕨𝕖𝕖𝕡
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    So today was sweep number 4 and by far the most painful! NHS guidance suggests that they’re not painful, just uncomfortable...I definitely disagree!! Baby’s heartbeat and movements were just fine and we are waiting for a space on the ward so I can have my waters broken, which will, according to the midwife we saw today, be very uncomfortable. Joy.
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    We are booked back in tomorrow for more monitoring and another sweep, they don’t seem to be working and are increasingly more painful. I’m not sure what the point of having them every day is now so I’m tempted to say no to having another one.
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    Hopefully we will called in soon - I think Baby Miles is going to be a leap year baby 💙
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    #baby #babycountdown #babyboy #pregnant #pregnancy #pregnancydiary #pregnancyblog #pregnancyjournal
    #thirdtrimester #pregnancyafterloss #rainbowbaby #mumlife #mumtobe #mummytobe #mamatobe #parentstobe #40weekspregnant #milesbetterbaby #babymiles #babymiles2020 #duefebruary2020 #februarybaby #comingsoon #itsaboy #overdue #overduebaby

  •  36  15  2 hours ago
  • 🤍🥇st Myles’s first Hockey game 🤍I just love doing these kinds of things with my two favorite guys. A big Thanks to our good friends in 🇨🇦 CA for being such great hosts we appreciate you! Loved these last two weeks ! My heart is so full! We are back in Montana now! Super excited to see what else we get up to. 
#pregnant #pregnancy #pregnancyjourney #pregnancyjournal #pregnancydiary #pregnancyblog #babyblog #momblog #firstbaby #babyboy #babygirl #boyorgirl #newborn #babymusthaves #baby #blog #csectionrecovery #csection #csectionbirth #momlife #momsofinstagram #mompreneur #momboss
  • 🤍🥇st Myles’s first Hockey game 🤍I just love doing these kinds of things with my two favorite guys. A big Thanks to our good friends in 🇨🇦 CA for being such great hosts we appreciate you! Loved these last two weeks ! My heart is so full! We are back in Montana now! Super excited to see what else we get up to.
    #pregnant #pregnancy #pregnancyjourney #pregnancyjournal #pregnancydiary #pregnancyblog #babyblog #momblog #firstbaby #babyboy #babygirl #boyorgirl #newborn #babymusthaves #baby #blog #csectionrecovery #csection #csectionbirth #momlife #momsofinstagram #mompreneur #momboss

  •  21  3  3 hours ago
  • Flashback Wednesday is a thing right? 😆 ⁣
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The last few days I’ve been reading so many studies, posts and articles about how certain chemicals in our everyday products are endocrine disruptors; which means they mess with your hormones. ⁣⁣
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These endocrine disrupting chemicals have been linked to infertility, birth defects, cancers.⁣⁣
Message me if you want more information about these studies, I’d be happy to share the knowledge. ⁣⁣
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The point is that, when we were thinking about starting a family I was very diligent in preparing my body and all throughout my pregnancy I was keeping active, watching what I ate (after I got out of the ‘only cheese and crackers’ phase), and working on getting my house free of toxins.⁣⁣
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I know not everyone has an easy road to starting a family and I know I was truly blessed with an easy pregnancy and delivery. But I also can’t deny that the lifestyle changes I made attributed to that.⁣⁣
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I am working on a post that shares what things I incorporated and eliminated throughout TTC and pregnancy, but I’d love to know what are some things that you helped you on your way to 👶🏼?
  • Flashback Wednesday is a thing right? 😆 ⁣

    The last few days I’ve been reading so many studies, posts and articles about how certain chemicals in our everyday products are endocrine disruptors; which means they mess with your hormones. ⁣⁣

    These endocrine disrupting chemicals have been linked to infertility, birth defects, cancers.⁣⁣
    Message me if you want more information about these studies, I’d be happy to share the knowledge. ⁣⁣
    ⁣⁣
    The point is that, when we were thinking about starting a family I was very diligent in preparing my body and all throughout my pregnancy I was keeping active, watching what I ate (after I got out of the ‘only cheese and crackers’ phase), and working on getting my house free of toxins.⁣⁣
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    I know not everyone has an easy road to starting a family and I know I was truly blessed with an easy pregnancy and delivery. But I also can’t deny that the lifestyle changes I made attributed to that.⁣⁣
    ⁣⁣
    I am working on a post that shares what things I incorporated and eliminated throughout TTC and pregnancy, but I’d love to know what are some things that you helped you on your way to 👶🏼?

  •  50  18  3 hours ago
  • We finally agreed on a name for baby girl & I love it 😻👼🏻🤫 Wearing the Bisque Jumpsuit from @legoeheritage, its so soft and comfy, and suitable to wear after pregnancy...I know what I’m wearing all summer 💞 LUCYXLEGOE for 10% off!! #legoeheritage #gifted
  • We finally agreed on a name for baby girl & I love it 😻👼🏻🤫 Wearing the Bisque Jumpsuit from @legoeheritage, its so soft and comfy, and suitable to wear after pregnancy...I know what I’m wearing all summer 💞 LUCYXLEGOE for 10% off!! #legoeheritage #gifted

  •  475  21  3 hours ago
  • The moment that a mom finds out they are pregnant is the moment all the worrying begins. And never ends.

As many of you know, I’ve worried all through this pregnancy. I’ve shared in a past blog post how I let worrying consume me because of a miscarriage in the past. More recently I’ve pushed that worrying aside and have really enjoyed this pregnancy. But it’s slowly creeping back in. This morning I let my worries get the best of me as I convinced myself something was wrong because I wasn’t feeling enough movements. I could feel my heart racing as I imagined all the possibilities.

As I talked to a friend to calm down I took her advice and laid down, drank something cold and sweet (thank you @chickfila lemonade) and relaxed. Almost immediately I felt better. And I felt those little movements that I’d been itching to feel.

But then I realized as a mom, my worries will never go away. Because even when little E is on the outside I’ll still find something to worry about. It may be the sniffles, her first day of school, or when she learns to drive. But a mothers worries never go away.
  • The moment that a mom finds out they are pregnant is the moment all the worrying begins. And never ends.

    As many of you know, I’ve worried all through this pregnancy. I’ve shared in a past blog post how I let worrying consume me because of a miscarriage in the past. More recently I’ve pushed that worrying aside and have really enjoyed this pregnancy. But it’s slowly creeping back in. This morning I let my worries get the best of me as I convinced myself something was wrong because I wasn’t feeling enough movements. I could feel my heart racing as I imagined all the possibilities.

    As I talked to a friend to calm down I took her advice and laid down, drank something cold and sweet (thank you @chickfila lemonade) and relaxed. Almost immediately I felt better. And I felt those little movements that I’d been itching to feel.

    But then I realized as a mom, my worries will never go away. Because even when little E is on the outside I’ll still find something to worry about. It may be the sniffles, her first day of school, or when she learns to drive. But a mothers worries never go away.

  •  110  37  3 hours ago
  • #WednesdayWisdom⁠
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Hands up, who's pregnant and stuggling to sleep?⁠
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It’s not easy to sleep at the best of times, but add pregnancy hormones, a sizeable bump and an overactive bladder to the mix and the chance of some quality zeds plummets. If you're struggling to get some decent shut-eye, you’re not alone. Nearly half of pregnant women in their first trimester experience insomnia, according to one study – with more than 60% of pregnant women struggling in their third trimester!⁠
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We share two top tips for what you can do during the day to maximise your chances of snoozing that night...⁠
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1. Get moving! ⁠
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Dr Michael Breus, aka The Sleep Doctor, reccommends exercise as one of the best ways to help you fall asleep more easily, spend longer snoozing and improve the quality of your kip. The challenge, of course, comes from the fact that being pregnant means you feel limited to what you can and can’t do when it comes to staying active, which is where we can help out. The NHS recommends that pregnant women aim for 150 minutes of moderate exercise every week, with walking, yoga and swimming all brilliant pregnancy exercises. If you want to do light cardio, strength, resistance and yoga, my exercise app, Jennis Pregnancy, is just the thing. All our workouts have been designed by physios and they have all been designed specifically to support pregnant women – all of which should help you get a better night’s sleep. ⁠
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2. Drink up – but not too late!⁠
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It’s true that you’re drinking for two when you’re pregnant – the fluid you drink is needed to make not just your own extra blood, but your baby’s, too. But, if you’re waking up for lots of night-time pit stops, try tweaking the timings by drinking more fluids during the daytime, and cut back in the last few hours before bed.⁠
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There's a lot you can do just before bed and during the night to help too - check the link in our bio for our blog packed with top tips. And sweet dreams!
  • #WednesdayWisdom

    Hands up, who's pregnant and stuggling to sleep?⁠

    It’s not easy to sleep at the best of times, but add pregnancy hormones, a sizeable bump and an overactive bladder to the mix and the chance of some quality zeds plummets. If you're struggling to get some decent shut-eye, you’re not alone. Nearly half of pregnant women in their first trimester experience insomnia, according to one study – with more than 60% of pregnant women struggling in their third trimester!⁠

    We share two top tips for what you can do during the day to maximise your chances of snoozing that night...⁠

    1. Get moving! ⁠

    Dr Michael Breus, aka The Sleep Doctor, reccommends exercise as one of the best ways to help you fall asleep more easily, spend longer snoozing and improve the quality of your kip. The challenge, of course, comes from the fact that being pregnant means you feel limited to what you can and can’t do when it comes to staying active, which is where we can help out. The NHS recommends that pregnant women aim for 150 minutes of moderate exercise every week, with walking, yoga and swimming all brilliant pregnancy exercises. If you want to do light cardio, strength, resistance and yoga, my exercise app, Jennis Pregnancy, is just the thing. All our workouts have been designed by physios and they have all been designed specifically to support pregnant women – all of which should help you get a better night’s sleep. ⁠

    2. Drink up – but not too late!⁠

    It’s true that you’re drinking for two when you’re pregnant – the fluid you drink is needed to make not just your own extra blood, but your baby’s, too. But, if you’re waking up for lots of night-time pit stops, try tweaking the timings by drinking more fluids during the daytime, and cut back in the last few hours before bed.⁠

    There's a lot you can do just before bed and during the night to help too - check the link in our bio for our blog packed with top tips. And sweet dreams!

  •  32  1  3 hours ago
  • Keeping a pregnancy diary is a great way to keep the most delicate and precious memories of this stage of life. Attractive and memorable gift. Stylish design in gender-neutral soft colors.

The journal is designed and consistent with the needs of every pregnant woman - it will help you to stay organized, do not miss important appointments, doctor visits, and record every thought, excitement and milestone.
FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING.
Get yours now, link in bio.
  • Keeping a pregnancy diary is a great way to keep the most delicate and precious memories of this stage of life. Attractive and memorable gift. Stylish design in gender-neutral soft colors.

    The journal is designed and consistent with the needs of every pregnant woman - it will help you to stay organized, do not miss important appointments, doctor visits, and record every thought, excitement and milestone.
    FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING.
    Get yours now, link in bio.

  •  57  1  3 hours ago
  • Most recent ultrasound of the mini gymnast inside of me lol 😂
  • Most recent ultrasound of the mini gymnast inside of me lol 😂

  •  37  11  3 hours ago
  • Wouldn’t it be nice to not panic each time a pregnant or postnatal woman came into your group yoga class?!🙌🏼 ahhh peace of mind! You can learn how to really help these women and modify their practice for safety and comfort. Sign up for my webinar to learn more about my online training which will certify you for Prenatal, Postnatal and Kids Yoga- yes it’s registered with @yogaalliance . Link in bio to sign up!! Webinar is TOMORROW!! 🌸Artist unknown- please comment if you know 😊
  • Wouldn’t it be nice to not panic each time a pregnant or postnatal woman came into your group yoga class?!🙌🏼 ahhh peace of mind! You can learn how to really help these women and modify their practice for safety and comfort. Sign up for my webinar to learn more about my online training which will certify you for Prenatal, Postnatal and Kids Yoga- yes it’s registered with @yogaalliance . Link in bio to sign up!! Webinar is TOMORROW!! 🌸Artist unknown- please comment if you know 😊

  •  30  1  3 hours ago
  • Isn't life funny?

The more uncomfortable we get, the better our lives become.

The hell. WHO made these rules?!😂 I sure as heck don't have all the answer, but I do know this: Diving in the deep end, before you know how to swim pays off. I have learned so much in the year putting myself into some off the most uncomfortable situations of my life.

The last year I had to pull up my big girl pants, ignore all the voices in my head, and make some massive changes.

Heart racing, hands shaking, stomach churning---I did it.

It's been the most fun, most pain, most powerful, most adventurous, most silly, most scary, most heart breaking years of my life.

Some of the key parts?

I had a freaking baby GIRL!!
I led a top team in the entire coaching network. I am beyond proud of what our team has created. 
My team has hosted several mini retreats throughout the year, without my organization! They did it just because they love each other!

My husband took a better paying, better benefits job closer to home! 
We had the best year in our marriage and continue to fight for each other and our beautiful family. 
I reevaluated my goals with my business and my life and for the first time in years found massive clarity. My purpose has never felt so clear.

It is my promise to myself that in 2020 I keep jumping into the water. No matter how deep. No matter how rough. No matter how dark. And it's my promise, to help you do the same.

Everything you ever wanted is waiting for you to jump in the deep in.

The world is waiting for you.
  • Isn't life funny?

    The more uncomfortable we get, the better our lives become.

    The hell. WHO made these rules?!😂 I sure as heck don't have all the answer, but I do know this: Diving in the deep end, before you know how to swim pays off. I have learned so much in the year putting myself into some off the most uncomfortable situations of my life.

    The last year I had to pull up my big girl pants, ignore all the voices in my head, and make some massive changes.

    Heart racing, hands shaking, stomach churning---I did it.

    It's been the most fun, most pain, most powerful, most adventurous, most silly, most scary, most heart breaking years of my life.

    Some of the key parts?

    I had a freaking baby GIRL!!
    I led a top team in the entire coaching network. I am beyond proud of what our team has created.
    My team has hosted several mini retreats throughout the year, without my organization! They did it just because they love each other!

    My husband took a better paying, better benefits job closer to home!
    We had the best year in our marriage and continue to fight for each other and our beautiful family.
    I reevaluated my goals with my business and my life and for the first time in years found massive clarity. My purpose has never felt so clear.

    It is my promise to myself that in 2020 I keep jumping into the water. No matter how deep. No matter how rough. No matter how dark. And it's my promise, to help you do the same.

    Everything you ever wanted is waiting for you to jump in the deep in.

    The world is waiting for you.

  •  57  2  4 hours ago
  • 35 weeks of growing a human
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I officially shot my last wedding before tiny dancer arrives at the weekend and omg it was a struggle bus huge props to the photographers shooting later I have no idea how you do it. My pelvis hit old lady Zimmer frame territory by the time we got to dinner...but we did it and it was awesome!
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This weeks rants/stats and musings for your enjoyment:
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👶 is the size of a moderately successful game of Jenga
👶spd/PGP is niggling away at me so turning in bed, stairs and walking aren't the best fun
👶I finally weighed myself.... a grand total of 21kg gained so far 🙈 and there is still 5 weeks to go
👶 oh dear fucking lord the cankles!! My feet don't fit into shoes anymore, think I need some flip flops
👶 my body is leaking EVERYWHERE
👶I'm really excited about birth, I'm looking forward to it, I do get moments of holy shit this is going to happen soon but I'm just so excited to meet her and become a family of 3. Hypnobirthing has really helped in calming and preparing me for birth and I'm feeling well informed and happy about my choices and options, the great thing is that Mr Beardy is so amazingly supportive and totally on the same page as me about it all.
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  • 35 weeks of growing a human
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    I officially shot my last wedding before tiny dancer arrives at the weekend and omg it was a struggle bus huge props to the photographers shooting later I have no idea how you do it. My pelvis hit old lady Zimmer frame territory by the time we got to dinner...but we did it and it was awesome!
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    This weeks rants/stats and musings for your enjoyment:
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    👶 is the size of a moderately successful game of Jenga
    👶spd/PGP is niggling away at me so turning in bed, stairs and walking aren't the best fun
    👶I finally weighed myself.... a grand total of 21kg gained so far 🙈 and there is still 5 weeks to go
    👶 oh dear fucking lord the cankles!! My feet don't fit into shoes anymore, think I need some flip flops
    👶 my body is leaking EVERYWHERE
    👶I'm really excited about birth, I'm looking forward to it, I do get moments of holy shit this is going to happen soon but I'm just so excited to meet her and become a family of 3. Hypnobirthing has really helped in calming and preparing me for birth and I'm feeling well informed and happy about my choices and options, the great thing is that Mr Beardy is so amazingly supportive and totally on the same page as me about it all.
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    #pregantstyle #pregnantlife #pregnantphotographer #pregAF #pregnancysymptoms #pregnancyupdate #35weekspregnant #thirdtrimester #mumtobe #mumblogger #ukmum #mummytobe #duemarch2020 #due2020 #maternitystyle #bumpie #bumpstyle #hypnobirthing #firsttimemum #nibloggers #nimums #mumlife #almostthere #selfemployedmum #readytopop #pregnancyjourney #pregnancyblog

  •  59  20  4 hours ago
  • I’ve been feeling like ABSOLUTE 💩  for the past two weeks. Last week I decided to take a pregnancy test and not to my surprise it was positive! 🥰 
My husband and I have been through two miscarriages and my health hasn’t been the best. I was recently diagnosed with Endometriosis. Anyone who has this or knows someone who suffers, REALLY SUFFERS! It’s a horrific pain that seems to never end! My gynaecologist offered to end the pain YAY! 😁 but to do that would mean burning the lining of my uterus BOO! 😔 When he said those words my heart sank. I said (stupidly) “so I can’t have any more children?” He asked me if I wanted anymore and I said “I’d like the option!” He quite bluntly told me well if you want children have them now, if you want to get rid of the pain this is your option. 
We were both quite shocked with his bluntness but deep down I was quite excited. I’ve wanted a second baby for ages and this was finally the push we needed to just get on with it!  He told us it could take up to 6 months to conceive and if it took longer then to come back for advice. 
The Monica in me got straight onto my health app to track my period. These apps are good especially if you’re forgetful like me and need a reminder to stock up on pads!! It also tells you when your ovulation window is so you know when’s best to try. 
Anyway, it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to work out the app helped! We are officially 7 weeks pregnant! Yay! 🍋 -
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  • I’ve been feeling like ABSOLUTE 💩 for the past two weeks. Last week I decided to take a pregnancy test and not to my surprise it was positive! 🥰
    My husband and I have been through two miscarriages and my health hasn’t been the best. I was recently diagnosed with Endometriosis. Anyone who has this or knows someone who suffers, REALLY SUFFERS! It’s a horrific pain that seems to never end! My gynaecologist offered to end the pain YAY! 😁 but to do that would mean burning the lining of my uterus BOO! 😔 When he said those words my heart sank. I said (stupidly) “so I can’t have any more children?” He asked me if I wanted anymore and I said “I’d like the option!” He quite bluntly told me well if you want children have them now, if you want to get rid of the pain this is your option.
    We were both quite shocked with his bluntness but deep down I was quite excited. I’ve wanted a second baby for ages and this was finally the push we needed to just get on with it! He told us it could take up to 6 months to conceive and if it took longer then to come back for advice.
    The Monica in me got straight onto my health app to track my period. These apps are good especially if you’re forgetful like me and need a reminder to stock up on pads!! It also tells you when your ovulation window is so you know when’s best to try.
    Anyway, it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to work out the app helped! We are officially 7 weeks pregnant! Yay! 🍋 -
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  •  3  0  4 hours ago
  • Can’t wait to meet you little one 👶🏼 We had our 20 week (half-way) scan this morning and to say we were anxious about it is an understatement. No one tells you about the constant worry that comes with being pregnant! Thankfully everything looked perfect and baby was happy out in there 🙌🏻 We couldn’t really get any clear scan pictures (like our earlier one on the left from after Xmas), as he/she was sitting cross legged doing some yoga and hiding his/her face! 💕💙 We are keeping the sex a surprise! Did you find out or wait? I would love to hear! X
  • Can’t wait to meet you little one 👶🏼 We had our 20 week (half-way) scan this morning and to say we were anxious about it is an understatement. No one tells you about the constant worry that comes with being pregnant! Thankfully everything looked perfect and baby was happy out in there 🙌🏻 We couldn’t really get any clear scan pictures (like our earlier one on the left from after Xmas), as he/she was sitting cross legged doing some yoga and hiding his/her face! 💕💙 We are keeping the sex a surprise! Did you find out or wait? I would love to hear! X

  •  165  12  4 hours ago
  • Mamas of 3: how did the dynamic shift between your first 2 after the 3rd was born? These two fight (all. the. time) but man do they also LOVE each other. I’m a little nervous about how the third will change things up.
  • Mamas of 3: how did the dynamic shift between your first 2 after the 3rd was born? These two fight (all. the. time) but man do they also LOVE each other. I’m a little nervous about how the third will change things up.

  •  35  3  4 hours ago
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  • Is waxing safe while pregnant? Absolutely waxing is safe when done by a professional. In the beginning you will be a bit more sensitive but our waxperts will make the experience as comfortable as possible for you. As you get further along your pregnancy, leave the work up to us @sobewax.
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  •  3  0  4 hours ago
  • Practicing more self care this pregnancy and actually taking care of my body. This body is giving me two beautiful babies the least I can do is take care of it. My favorite way to self care is a bubble bath filled with my new sleepy time night scrub by @babeandbody❤️ It leaves my skin so smooth and smells amazing. What’s your favorite way to practice a little #selfcare?✨#babeandbody #gifted
  • Practicing more self care this pregnancy and actually taking care of my body. This body is giving me two beautiful babies the least I can do is take care of it. My favorite way to self care is a bubble bath filled with my new sleepy time night scrub by @babeandbody❤️ It leaves my skin so smooth and smells amazing. What’s your favorite way to practice a little #selfcare?✨ #babeandbody #gifted

  •  163  6  5 hours ago

Top #pregnancyblog Posts

  • i loved you before i met you 🤍 
Jeden Tag liebe ich meinen kleinen Bauchbewohner ein Stückchen mehr, obwohl man ihn weder gesehen hat, noch berühren kann, geht es euch auch so? 🥰 
Mittlerweile kann ich es kaum noch abwarten bis der Tag gekommen ist, an dem ich unser Baby zum ersten Mal im Arm halten werde 👶🏼 .
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  • i loved you before i met you 🤍
    Jeden Tag liebe ich meinen kleinen Bauchbewohner ein Stückchen mehr, obwohl man ihn weder gesehen hat, noch berühren kann, geht es euch auch so? 🥰
    Mittlerweile kann ich es kaum noch abwarten bis der Tag gekommen ist, an dem ich unser Baby zum ersten Mal im Arm halten werde 👶🏼 .
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  •  1,882  119  18 February, 2020
  • 16 days until we know if we have a son or daughter 💙💗 ... The countdown is on😬
  • 16 days until we know if we have a son or daughter 💙💗 ... The countdown is on😬

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    We have teamed up to gift one lucky person over $1000 worth of our favorite baby gear! Entering is quick & easy!
    Here’s how:
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    2. Follow us and everyone we are following!
    3. Tag friends in the comments below! More tags = more entries!
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  •  2,636  6,242  25 February, 2020
  • In case you couldn’t tell, these kids are SO happy to be getting another brother or sister! 💛 I had my first OB appointment yesterday, (finally!), and this baby is healthy, happy, and very active! Totally reminds me of what Haven’s ultrasounds were like! Seeing this baby’s little arms and legs move is still just as surreal as when we were first time parents. There’s a life growing inside of me. What a blessing! 😭😍💗 Six months until I lock eyes with another soul I’ll always love unconditionally. I can’t wait!
  • In case you couldn’t tell, these kids are SO happy to be getting another brother or sister! 💛 I had my first OB appointment yesterday, (finally!), and this baby is healthy, happy, and very active! Totally reminds me of what Haven’s ultrasounds were like! Seeing this baby’s little arms and legs move is still just as surreal as when we were first time parents. There’s a life growing inside of me. What a blessing! 😭😍💗 Six months until I lock eyes with another soul I’ll always love unconditionally. I can’t wait!

  •  1,433  69  25 February, 2020
  • 13 weeks to go. My honest response to “how are you?” Is: Got a headache. Need to sleep. Feeling sick again. Feeling like my skin is about to burst open after what feels like doubling in size over the weekend. Pretty sure I am a joy to be around today 🤣😭😭😭. #SendHelp #Week23 #MCDAtwins
  • 13 weeks to go. My honest response to “how are you?” Is: Got a headache. Need to sleep. Feeling sick again. Feeling like my skin is about to burst open after what feels like doubling in size over the weekend. Pretty sure I am a joy to be around today 🤣😭😭😭. #SendHelp #Week23 #MCDAtwins

  •  500  21  10 February, 2020
  • Well thanks Echo, I couldn’t agree more 😉 I am super excited to share that My Mommy is a Goddess organic USA made onesies are restocking in a new size and special new color just in time for Women’s Month in March. I now get to offer size 0-3m which I couldn’t offer previously. This onesie is the perfect baby shower or blessing way gift. Along with any of my nursing tanks of course! These will be restocked in about 2 weeks so take note if u need it! #goddessmom #goddessliving #6month
  • Well thanks Echo, I couldn’t agree more 😉 I am super excited to share that My Mommy is a Goddess organic USA made onesies are restocking in a new size and special new color just in time for Women’s Month in March. I now get to offer size 0-3m which I couldn’t offer previously. This onesie is the perfect baby shower or blessing way gift. Along with any of my nursing tanks of course! These will be restocked in about 2 weeks so take note if u need it! #goddessmom #goddessliving #6month

  •  657  20  19 February, 2020
  • Желания поскорее родить ребёнка у меня не то, что бы не было,
мне это было чуждо!!!
Я не понимала восторга яжматерей...этого всего мимими, как их не раздражают плачи/крики/100паденийвминуту🤯
До сих пор, многое не понимаю и еще больше пугает...
Но я стараюсь, прохожу все стадии отрицания, принимаю!
Плавлюсь, когда осознаю всё происходящее со мной...например, наше общение толчками и шевелюшками)
Вообще, осознать весь масштаб пришлось где-то к половине беременности....
Когда увидели её на узи)
И всё...вовсе не кремень я, а наматывающая сопли на кулак momtobe )
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...эти рученки, которыми она обнимает поджатые  ножки...
Сидит там такая в позе ....
моей любимой позе!!!!
как я люблю всегда сидеть!!!
(любила...до того, как начал расти пуз)
Вот тогда и дошло, прежней мне не стать,
что внутри моих органов целый человек!!!
Который будет похож на нас,
будет любить, веселить и тревожить, 
станет центром вселенной для нас! 
И да, мы уже сходим с ума по ней 😅
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И пока это все проносилось в голове, разрывал фонтан из эмоций, слеза текла на кушетку....
А муж снимал её первое видео...
Она сидя на жопке, спокойненько облизала по очереди свои кулачки,
потянулась пару раз и даже икнула
🤍
Такие дела...
  • Желания поскорее родить ребёнка у меня не то, что бы не было,
    мне это было чуждо!!!
    Я не понимала восторга яжматерей...этого всего мимими, как их не раздражают плачи/крики/100паденийвминуту🤯
    До сих пор, многое не понимаю и еще больше пугает...
    Но я стараюсь, прохожу все стадии отрицания, принимаю!
    Плавлюсь, когда осознаю всё происходящее со мной...например, наше общение толчками и шевелюшками)
    Вообще, осознать весь масштаб пришлось где-то к половине беременности....
    Когда увидели её на узи)
    И всё...вовсе не кремень я, а наматывающая сопли на кулак momtobe )
    〰️〰️〰️
    ...эти рученки, которыми она обнимает поджатые ножки...
    Сидит там такая в позе ....
    моей любимой позе!!!!
    как я люблю всегда сидеть!!!
    (любила...до того, как начал расти пуз)
    Вот тогда и дошло, прежней мне не стать,
    что внутри моих органов целый человек!!!
    Который будет похож на нас,
    будет любить, веселить и тревожить,
    станет центром вселенной для нас!
    И да, мы уже сходим с ума по ней 😅
    〰️〰️〰️〰️
    И пока это все проносилось в голове, разрывал фонтан из эмоций, слеза текла на кушетку....
    А муж снимал её первое видео...
    Она сидя на жопке, спокойненько облизала по очереди свои кулачки,
    потянулась пару раз и даже икнула
    🤍
    Такие дела...

  •  180  14  25 February, 2020
  • A YEAR AGO ✨
This day was the worst day of my life (it was actually a year ago yesterday but I’m just posting it now). Polly had spent 22 days in NICU (neonatal intensive care - if you don’t know this is where babies get taken from birth if they need extra support). A time that was very unexpected for us, initially they was keeping her in for the weekend for observations and that weekend turned into 3 and a half weeks. The worst time of my life, but then it got even worse. We had a rooming in night, this is where the parents stay the night in a room on the ward with their baby. It’s more like a test, the baby has a monitor so they are being checked still and it beeps constantly. For many this is such a wonderful time, the first time you get to spend the night sleeping with your new baby. A night so many NICU Mummas wish for, and I did wish for it too. But not under those circumstances. I understand it’s to prepare you for home and boy did it test me. We have had many very scary situations since this time with Polly, one time we nearly lost her and another time was open heart surgery. So I don’t say it lightly when I say this particular day was the worst ever and I’ll explain why. .
My anxiety went through the roof, never has it been so bad. I spent the night throwing up in the toilet because I was so absolutely petrified and scared to even hold her. I was scared that I wasn’t going to sleep, I know mad because I don’t get much anyway now but I just had this absolute fear I wasn’t going to get any sleep and I was so so exhausted to begin with. Mentally and physically exhausted, we had had such a journey at that point I hadn’t fully recovered from Labour and I had all these new mum hormones. Polly cried all night long & I’m not surprised because I didn’t hold her once I was either throwing up in the toilet or laying in the bed shivering from shock. Her Dad spent the whole night holding, shushing and rocking her. I remember feeling so so guilty, like the worse mum in the world, a complete failure but he stepped up for me. He took over the best he could, but I know deep down he was probably so scared himself watching me not even capable of holding my own baby...
  • A YEAR AGO ✨
    This day was the worst day of my life (it was actually a year ago yesterday but I’m just posting it now). Polly had spent 22 days in NICU (neonatal intensive care - if you don’t know this is where babies get taken from birth if they need extra support). A time that was very unexpected for us, initially they was keeping her in for the weekend for observations and that weekend turned into 3 and a half weeks. The worst time of my life, but then it got even worse. We had a rooming in night, this is where the parents stay the night in a room on the ward with their baby. It’s more like a test, the baby has a monitor so they are being checked still and it beeps constantly. For many this is such a wonderful time, the first time you get to spend the night sleeping with your new baby. A night so many NICU Mummas wish for, and I did wish for it too. But not under those circumstances. I understand it’s to prepare you for home and boy did it test me. We have had many very scary situations since this time with Polly, one time we nearly lost her and another time was open heart surgery. So I don’t say it lightly when I say this particular day was the worst ever and I’ll explain why. .
    My anxiety went through the roof, never has it been so bad. I spent the night throwing up in the toilet because I was so absolutely petrified and scared to even hold her. I was scared that I wasn’t going to sleep, I know mad because I don’t get much anyway now but I just had this absolute fear I wasn’t going to get any sleep and I was so so exhausted to begin with. Mentally and physically exhausted, we had had such a journey at that point I hadn’t fully recovered from Labour and I had all these new mum hormones. Polly cried all night long & I’m not surprised because I didn’t hold her once I was either throwing up in the toilet or laying in the bed shivering from shock. Her Dad spent the whole night holding, shushing and rocking her. I remember feeling so so guilty, like the worse mum in the world, a complete failure but he stepped up for me. He took over the best he could, but I know deep down he was probably so scared himself watching me not even capable of holding my own baby...

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