My Pregnancy Journal – Week Twenty-Eight

So much growth in the last couple weeks. The baby is now the size of a large eggplant. Yum! I’d love some middle-eastern baba ghanoush with fresh pitas! Yes, I want all the food all the time. It’s so hard. My whole life I’ve tried to limit the amount of food I ingest, but during pregnancy, I have absolutely no self-control.  I’ve gained close to 30 lbs already, insert shocked emoji here! I try my hardest to eat super healthy, but unfortunately, that’s not always what I crave. For some reason, my go-to food group has been carbs. Give me all...

My Pregnancy Journal – Week Twenty-Six

My Pregnancy Journal - Twenty-Six Weeks Pregnant

At the beginning of this week twenty-six, there are 98 days to go until the baby’s due date. Eeeek, that’s less than 100 days! I’m excited, but also want to slow time down a bit because I know how quickly it’ll pass and I’m enjoying watching my body grow and change. I also know, once the baby is here, time will just fly by. My motto right now is to enjoy each passing day as it comes. What helps me with this is meditation. Now that I’m stuck at home because of the placenta previa (see my last weeks...

My Pregnancy Journal – Week Twenty-Five

Twenty-five weeks pregnant

Welcome to a crazy cool new segment of my blog. Since I’m pregnant, I’d love to share my pregnancy journal with you! I’ll post some generic information about each week at the beginning of the post and then give you some insight into my days. This is all through my eyes, a labour and delivery nurse with an avid interest in pregnancy and birth. I mean it, I’m like a junky. A birth junky, really, just ask my husband. All I read about and talk about is babies and birth, so I thought it would be interesting to listen...