25 weeks

25 Weeks: Loosey Goosey

May 25, 2012
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Other than first trimester yuck, my most persistent pregnancy symptom thus far has been lower back pain. Particularly SI joint pain, particularly on the right side! This week, I described my hips, back and pelvis to my yoga teacher like this: “If my body were held together by screws, I would guess that every one […]

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25 Weeks: Thoughts On Childbirth Class

May 24, 2012
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If you checked into KERF, you probably know that this past weekend Matt and I attended a “Fast Track” childbirth class at our hospital, Martha Jefferson. When I first started to think about childbirth classes, I looked into what was available here. There wasn’t a ton. From what I heard, there’s a Bradley-like class 45 […]

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25 Weeks: Stretch + Grow

May 23, 2012
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25 weeks doesn’t seem that far along to me, but when I think that I’ll be in the 30s in just over a month, it feels like there’s not that much time left! Of course you do spend a lot of time in the 30s, but it still sounds so advanced! Remember how last week […]

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25 Weeks: Laundering, Stuffing, Folding

May 22, 2012
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If you remember from this post, blog reader Stephanie passed on her collection of cloth diapers to me (she was finished using them) in a huge recycling effort. There were tons of them and I was totally overwhelmed! I ended up mailing part of the stash (the girliest part) with another blog reader who was […]

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25 Weeks: No Woman No Cry

May 21, 2012
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Continuing on the documentary tour! The Business of Being Born Pregnant In America My friend Hillary brought over No Woman No Cry this week as a very ironic and extreme contrast to Pregnant In America. Unlike the latter, No Woman No Cry follows the stories of four high-risk pregnancies in four parts of the world […]

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25 Weeks: Saturday Snapshots

May 19, 2012
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My uterus is supposedly the size of a soccer ball now. That is HUGE! Do you believe it? Mother’s Day gift from my mom!! Love it!! As the librarian of the family, she is also filling his bookshelves. In honor of the late Maurice Sendak. Little books for little boys These two are new too! […]

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