First of all, there’s just something about being pregnant that’s hard to put your finger on. Maybe it’s the chemical bond you feel with your baby, but there’s some warm fuzziness there that I do miss. Feeling him move inside me was such an amazing feeling and I REALLY miss that part.
During my whole pregnancy I was terrified of giving birth, but towards the end (around week 38), I knew it was coming soon and the fear really took over. I don’t do well with pain and am super type-A, so not knowing how painful it would be or when it would happen made me very anxious. Luckily, I have an amazing spouse who always knew what to say to make me feel a little less freaked out. Read More
Pregnancy is a beautiful thing. Or maybe it’s just the baby you get afterwards that’s a beautiful thing. Or maybe it’s both! I actually can’t complain too much because my pregnancy had been quite easy, especially compared to some mama’s I know who really struggled with morning sickness, extreme pain, and fatigue. Read More
I’ve said it before, but I was extremely naïve when it came to pregnancy, babies, and parenthood. My fiancé and I are somewhat of a couple of book nerds, so we turned to what we knew best: books. We asked around for recommendations, and used Amazon reviews to figure out what books we wanted to buy. We bought…a lot. A silly amount, really. But out of the pile, we found a few that really spoke to us – they were informative, well written, and extremely helpful. Read More