At nearly 34 weeks pregnant with twins, I was not in the mood for another round of bloodwork so when I was sent across the hall to the lab I was already in a bad mood. The one perk of being on bedrest for most of my pregnancy was that I had avoided most of the rude comments and random strangers rubbing my belly but that
Time has never moved slower for me than it did during those last few weeks before having a new baby. There’s something about waiting for something to happen that just makes the moments go by so slowly. We’ve been playing the waiting game again . . . not for me. My sister just welcomed her second baby and we have all been anxiously waiting to meet him over these last few weeks.
Those last few weeks of pregnancy may drag on but they are a great time to finish some final prep work done before the baby arrives.
We’re playing a waiting game this week. My sister is (mostly) patiently waiting to welcome her second little baby and we are in town visiting for the big day. Those last few weeks of pregnancy are so hard. I don’t envy her one bit but we are so excited to meet her new little guy. Hospital bags are fresh on our mind right now so I was excited when Gold Toe offered to sponsor this post and give me a chance to share some of my favorite things to pack in the hospital bag that are just for mom.
Becoming a parent is a huge life change, whether it’s your first baby or your sixth, and there’s a lot of factors that come into play when preparing for a pregnancy. Life has a way of throwing some curveballs our way but pregnancy (and parenthood) definitely goes a bit smoother if you can prepare for it beforehand.
I’ve had 7 pregnancies (rough ones) and if I could go back there are definitely a few things I’d tell myself to do before pregnancy.
Pregnancy is such a magical time and yada yada yada . . . except for the things that aren’t so magical. As awesome as it is to feel little feet kicking back at you there are definitely some fairly embarassing downsides to pregnancy.
Ask any pregnant woman and she can probably give you a long list of embarrassing pregnancy symptoms that she’d rather do without.
Here are a few of the more embarrassing parts of pregnancy (and a few tips for dealing with them):