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    Miscarriage at 11 Weeks, now pregnant with rainbow baby!

    Brave Mumma to be Kirsty, now pregnant with her rainbow baby shares her pregnancy journey. Read on to hear more about her story. CONTENT WARNING: Blog post mentions miscarriage. Week: 8 Baby is the size of a: Olive My husband and I are both healthy 30year olds who began trying for a baby in August 2020. We were lucky enough to fall pregnant relatively quickly (even though it felt like forever at the time) in January 2021. I spoke to a friend of mine who recommend a midwife who I contacted, and we arrange out first appointment when I was approximately 7weeks. Our midwife asked if I knew my dates…

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    7 Weeks Pregnant – Growing Family

    Another beautiful Mumma shares her made with love journal entries at 6 & 7 Weeks pregnant. Read on to hear more about her journey and her feelings towards soon having two little ones under 2. Week: 7 Baby is the size of a: Raspberry 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)

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    9 Weeks Pregnant – Second baby

    Week: 10 Baby is the size of a: Prune Cravings: I have had no cravings but the smell of meat is making me feel sick Weight: I weigh 60kgs and haven’t put on any weight yet I have been feeling: Very tired and needing naps on the weekend. I am a teacher so by the end of the day I am pretty tired. My partner has been: Super supportive, our daughter has really bonded with him and he has taken on the primary caregiver of her.  Morning sickness: I first had a late period so I took a test and then have been having morning sickness on and off. I find if I don’t…

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    7 Weeks Pregnant – Stay with me Baby

    Incredibly brave Mumma Nicola shares her pregnancy journeys over the last three years, read on to hear her story. Content warning: blog post talks about Miscarriage Baby is the size of a: Blueberry. We fell pregnant with our first baby in May 2019. We were really lucky and fell pregnant on our second cycle of trying. Things were going really well with that pregnancy – or so we thought. We had our dating scan at 6 and a half weeks, saw our little baby and its heartbeat and got even more excited. I wasn’t sick or anything. We then had our first midwife/OB appointment at 10 and a bit weeks…

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    11 Weeks Pregnant – Baby number 2

    Baby is the size of:  A fig I believe!Weight: 78kg (increase of 3 kg)Symptoms: Nausea and Vomiting. Although slightly improved from the first few weeks, I am still vomiting 1-2 times a day. I have a really sore lower back, maybe sciatica. It has been giving me grief particularly the past 2 days.Cravings: Nothing specific yet. I am enjoying mandarins and raspberry milkshakes. I don’t crave them but when I have them, they seem to taste better than they ever did haha! I’ve been feeling: Better emotionally, not as tearful this week. A little stressed about how fast my pregnancy seems to be going and that the baby will be…

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    13 Weeks Twin Pregnancy – Second Pregnancy, Non-Identical Twins, Post-Partum Depression

    Babies are the size of: A peapod (two peas in a pod) Cravings: Apple Juice Symptoms: Reflux, indigestion, constipation. Food aversions to almost everything! I’ve been feeling:  A bit anxious about how life will change with two newborns (I have a 23 month old son who is my absolute heart and soul and I can’t quite grasp sharing my attention with three children soon). I’m also scared about the postpartum period, I HATE postpartum, I had PPD and I don’t have my mother in the country to help me but I have my mother in law which is better than nothing I guess? Can you tell us about your experience being diagnosed with…

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    My Pregnancy Diary: 6 Weeks Pregnant

    I am always overjoyed to share in your news and excitement of pregnancy! Many of my followers and previous little white book customers get in touch when they find out their amazing news, telling me they’re going to buy a pregnancy journal and also asking how I felt during early pregnancy. I started my own made with love pregnancy journal with both pregnancies so I thought it might actually be useful to share the contents of my own pregnant diary entries here, in the hope that it will help those who are going through the same emotions. I’ve copied the format of the journal for these questions, so if you…