I shared a lot of my pregnancy journey through blog entries and on my Instagram page, but here are a few photos to highlight the time while baby bear was in my belly! It all goes by so fast; life is fleeting . . .
Welcome to the THIRD and final trimester! We settled on our OB/GYN, a really kind and supportive woman in the city. Originally I wanted a midwife and doula, but there are not any in are immediate area, the closest being at least 45 minutes away. And there are no birthing centers either. We went to... Continue Reading →
Experts now recommend that pregnant mothers and their birthing coach make up a "birth plan" and let their team know. The purpose is to make the mother and her supporters feel more comfortable about labor and delivery and have a little guide of what to expect. And so. I will begin to create my birth... Continue Reading →
I'm not even sure if you all read my pregnancy blogs, but I continue to write them for those of you that might be familiar or curious. Also, I share these to remind myself what a wild ride pregnancy is! For the 17-20th weeks of pregnancy, I felt so much better! I had more energy... Continue Reading →
The nausea has gotten much, much better! Thank you, God! Nausea only creeps up at night, and is not nearly as extreme as it was in the second month. I still am very fatigued, but that is part of pregnancy. I'm okay with the tiredness and think I have gotten used to it and being... Continue Reading →
After we found out that I am pregnant, I told most of my closest friends and family. It is SO DIFFICULT for me to keep a secret like this! My dream in life has always been to be a mommy, and now everything was falling into place. John, my sweet husband, has been taking care... Continue Reading →