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  • 23 weeks pregnant nz baby grapefruit-pregnancy-size
    journal,  pregnancy

    23 Weeks Pregnant -Heartburn, nausea & dairy cravings

    Another Mum to be shares her journal entry with us at 23 Weeks Pregnant, refer to the image below to hear how she has been feeling this week. Week: 23 Baby is the size of a: Grapefruit. Weight: 80kgs Symptoms: Heartburn, feeling sick, tired, frequently catching colds If after reading this you’d be happy to share your own experience of pregnancy, please email me at [email protected] to send you one of the pages (or you can send a photo of your own pregnancy journal)

  • 23 weeks pregnant nz baby grapefruit-pregnancy-size
    journal,  pregnancy

    23 Weeks Pregnant – First Baby, first grandchild

    With just under 18 weeks to go, things are full speed ahead, but she feels ready and happy to share how she is feeling just over halfway in her pregnancy. What’s the best piece of pregnancy advice you’ve received so far? This is our first pregnancy, it’s first grandchild in the family, and both my partner and I are first in our friend groups to have a baby. So, we don’t get too much advice, but oh man, the grandparents are excited! I am very grateful to have the support we have on both sides. Any morning Sickness? I didn’t have morning sickness; I mainly just felt a bit tired…

  • 31 Weeks Pregnant coconut baby size nz baby blog
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    31 Weeks Pregnant – First Baby

    Baby is the size of: The apps say a small-clawed otter, the crystal ball from Harry Potter, a fanny pack and a coconut so who really knows haha! Average for this week is around 40cm and 3.5-4lbs. At my 20week scan baby was in the 94th percentile for estimated weight and 76th for femur length so I may have a biggun in there! My weight: Pre-pregnancy I was 70kg, I am now 80kg so only gained 10kg so far. Cravings: I haven’t had any cravings or aversions the whole pregnancy! Symptoms this week: I am CRANKY. I’ve just started on iron supplements as my bloods came back quite low, so…

  • journal,  pregnancy

    18 Weeks Pregnant – Feeling low

    Pregnancy is not always a walk in the park, it is different for everyone and no two experiences are the same. Most people expect pregnancy to be a time of great anticipation, excitement and happiness, but for some women that’s not how it goes. Below is a journal entry for one of our brave mummas who was willing to share how she felt during her second trimester. Remember there is alot of antenatal support here in NZ for pregnant woman, if you are feeling low, you do not have to tackle it alone. If you or someone you know are experiencing these types of feelings and they last for more…