It is a palarva getting out of bed each morning. It started in about month five of pregnancy and has just gotten worse since then! Also I think I may struggle a bit more than some because my arms are not very strong and so I sort of have to balance and push off with … Continue reading Getting out of bed when pregnant
We had our last antenatal class last night. I'd recommend doing them if you are pregnant despite many of the things you learn being absolutely terrifying.
My boyfriend and I are a salespersons dream when it comes to baby items. For anyone who wants specific details- we were overwhelmed by the choice in Orchestra (a giant baby shop out in the 'burbs of Brussels, where yes they do actually have a cobbled path and fake grass to test out the prams … Continue reading How not to go Pram Shopping
In terms of words used during a pilates class my French has improved rapidly! Hopefully baby is absorbing some of it too and not just identifying French sounds with vigorously kicking my internal organs.
I'm struggling with my pregnancy more now that I've past the 32 week mark. I'm feeling nauseas again (doctor says its probably because of the reduced space for my stomach and digestive system) and I'm tired all the time which is very frustrating when I want to get things done before the baby arrives. Urgh... … Continue reading Third trimester blues
My boyfriend and I have started going to antenatal classes (with the BCT, Brussels Childbirth Trust) and they are very useful although also somewhat terrifying, especially when it comes to in-depth discussions of what happens during labour.
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This happens less now I've passed the 30 week mark, but I'm surprised how often I used to forget I was pregnant .
I haven't had many cravings during my pregnancy. There was a time at about 3 months that I was eating A LOT of cereal (an 8 Weetabix a day +normal meals kind of habit), and I've gone off cauliflower and fizzy water but apart from that until recently I was eating as I normally do … Continue reading Pregnancy Cravings
I didn't really think that much about what being pregnant would be like before I got pregnant but I suppose I had a general idea in my head that it must be amazing to be carrying a new life inside of you and to feel the baby kick and also somewhat of an ordeal given … Continue reading Unforeseen pleasures and downsides of being pregnant