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20 Weeks Down, 20 to Go! (and Finally a Baby Bump Pic!)

I finally made it to my halfway point! And more importantly, I finally look like I’m having a baby! I feel like I JUST started showing, but in reality I’ve had some semblance of a bump since around week 14. … Continue reading

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I decided not to find out the baby’s gender!

Today was supposed to be the big day. I’m nearly halfway through this pregnancy, and today is the day I COULD be finding out if the baby is a boy or a girl. But I’m not. Because I’ve decided to wait until … Continue reading

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Pregnancy woes: Can’t Stop Won’t Stop! (Peeing, that is)

I am so freaking tired of having to pee. SO. FREAKING. TIRED. Since about the sixth week of pregnancy, I think I’ve peed about a million times. No exaggeration, there are days when I literally pee 20 times in one day! … Continue reading

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Thank you, Saltines, for helping me survive this pregnancy!

I am eternally grateful for the existence of Saltines crackers. These things have given me life soooo many times over the course of this pregnancy. When I was around 5 weeks pregnant and morning sickness was starting to kick in, my … Continue reading

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Prenatal Screening: the Nuchal Translucency Scan (NT scan) (and my 13 week ultrasound!)

Since I’m 36 years old, I am considered a “high-risk pregnancy.” As a result, there are a lot of genetic tests that I’m “encouraged” to take, tests that screen for Down Syndrome, chromosomal abnormalities, and other genetic defects. This extra level of … Continue reading

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My First Ultrasound

I had my first ultrasound on August 12, when I was 9 weeks pregnant. I have to say, it was one of the most amazing things I have ever experienced. Like I said before, it took me quite awhile to actually … Continue reading

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Anddddd I’m Pregnant

Surprised?? I sure was! I did NOT expect to get pregnant so soon after the wedding. I didn’t even want to start trying until September, because delivering in June would be much more convenient work-wise. Dave and I stopped “being careful” once we got engaged, so I … Continue reading

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