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23 Weeks: Surprises

May 11, 2012

Things that have surprised me about being pregnant: 1) That you spend over half of your pregnancy without a bump. I’ve mentioned this before, but it was really so unexpected. I never really given much thought to the process of pregnancy. I knew ~9+ months and 40 weeks, but if you had said “I’m 16 […]

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23 Weeks: The Magic Inside

May 10, 2012
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From Conception To Birth   Someone shared the above video with me a while back and I just recently re-watched it (twice!) It is the magic of conception to birth shown in some pretty incredible digital images. I think my favorite one, though, is the one of the baby inside of the mother’s body.  It’s […]

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23 Weeks: Pregnant In America

May 9, 2012
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Matt and I were flipping through Netflix on Saturday night and I found this saved in my queue. We watched The Business of Being Born back at 11 weeks, and then this one, and we feel that both of them are majorly biased and overdramatized. The couple in this film spoke of OBs and hospitals […]

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23 Weeks: Baby You’re A Firework

May 8, 2012
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Feelin’ good. Feelin’ pregnant! My bump is in that small round petite stage and I’m savoring it up before it starts to affect breathing, standing up, rolling over and more : ) Although I already have a hard time rolling over – I think my abs are just shot already! Speaking of abs, some of […]

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23 Weeks: Pumping (And I Don’t Mean My Breasts)

May 7, 2012
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How has exercise changed since becoming pregnant? 1) I stopped running. I don’t think there’s anything wrong with running while pregnant. I’m in awe of the women who are still doing half marathons or speedy distances. The main reason I stopped running was that in the first trimester, my body just felt fragile. It felt […]

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23 Weeks: Saturday Snapshots

May 5, 2012
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Things are coming along in the nursery…just a few updates this week: Bunting flags from Etsy are hung! They required a complicated mathematical equation to get remotely close to even. Love the colors! We also relocated Adam & Eve (painted by my grandmother) to the nursery when we got the new kitchen chalkboard. They help […]

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