Margaret’s Birth Story: Part II

So as I explained in my previous post… Margaret is a few months old now… and I feel like it’s a good time to get back to blogging. I hope you’ll enjoy reading these posts – I want to continue to be writing honest and realistic memories and reflections about my pregnancy, my birth story […]

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Margaret’s Birth Story, Part I (pre-hospital)

So Margaret is a few months old now… and I feel like it’s a good time to get back to blogging. I hope you’ll enjoy reading these posts – I want to continue to be writing honest and realistic memories and reflections about my pregnancy, my birth story for her, and my adjustments to life […]

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Weeks 38 – 40 Pregnancy Journal

40 weeks here!How Far Along? 40 weeks, 1 day – as of today 3/18/2017 Week 38 Began: Friday, March 3 39 weeks in this photo with our dog, LilyWeek 39 Began: Friday, March 10Week 40 Began: Friday, March 17 Size of Baby (at 40 weeks): the size of a red panda, minus the fluffy tail […]

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Week 37 Pregnancy Journal

How Far Along? 37 weeks Week 37 Began: Friday, February 24 Size of Baby: a bunch of swiss chard (or “winter melon” (19″ or more, around 6.33 pounds)) Gender: A girl, Margaret Weight Gain: hovering around 186-192 pounds most days (apparently I “lost” weight this week and they thought I had caught the local stomach […]

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Week 36 Pregnancy Journal

This post has affiliate links.How Far Along? 36 weeks Week 36 Began: Friday, February 17 Size of Baby: a head of romaine lettuce (18.5″ or more, almost 6 pounds) Gender: A girl, Margaret Weight Gain: hovering around 183-185 most days Maternity Clothes: Chucks, anything I can bend and move in relatively easy. This week I […]

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Week 35 Pregnancy Journal

How Far Along? 35 weeks Week 35 Began: Friday, February 10 Size of Baby: a bunch of carrots or a mini-lop rabbit (18-19″, should be at 5-6 pounds) Gender: A girl, Margaret Weight Gain: Ballpark of around 14-19 pounds from starting weight. Still yo-yo-ing due to slow digestion… Maternity Clothes: Anything soft and comfortable. Yoga […]

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Week 34 Pregnancy Journal

My amazing cousin and her Momma/my Aunt who hosted my Feb. 4 baby shower!How Far Along? 34 weeks Week 34 Began: Friday, February 3 Size of Baby: a cantaloupe (18″, should be at 4.75 pounds) Gender: A girl, Margaret Weight Gain: Weight is still making itself up everyday. I vary in a 4-5 pound range […]

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Week 33 Pregnancy Journal

How Far Along? 33 weeks Week 33 Began: Friday, January 27 Size of Baby: a pineapple (17″, should be at 4+ pounds) Gender: A girl, Margaret Weight Gain: Well, the OB on Friday told me I could safely gain another 12 pounds so I’m still in the middle RANGE for my pregnancy. Which blows my […]

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Week 32 Pregnancy Journal

#32weekspregnant #32weeks6days Here I am enjoying this fun little belly and sleeping in since she is still loving the heartburn game from 12am – 3/4am every night. People who text know I'm easiest to reach after 11:30 😅 I'm mastering the art of lounge wear – today's primo example are my circa 2000 @chatham_hall gym […]

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Week 31 Pregnancy Journal

31 weeks and 5 days today. The past almost 2 weeks have been tough. Margaret is throwing us some medical curve balls (asymmetrical IUGR – low birth weight risk due to waist/abdominal circumference measuring behind) so we have done a bit of a rush job on getting the nursery together – just in case – […]

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