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    28 Weeks Pregnant – Baby number 2

    Week: 28 Baby is the size of a: Eggplant Is this pregnancy similar to your first and will you be finding out the gender? Yes indeedy, number two for us – Paige will be 18/19 months when her brother arrives…EEEK! This pregnancy took us by surprise and freaking the F out about two under two but nevertheless really getting excited now that we’re getting closer to meeting him. Much different experience this time having found out the gender at the request of my hubby – I personally love a good surprise. I started this pregnancy at 62kg so at 27 weeks that’s a gain of 9.6kg and 28 weeks 10kg.…

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    33 Weeks Pregnant – babies close in age

    Beautiful Mum Sophie shares her pregnancy journies, now pregnant with her second little one she shares parts of both pregnancies to show comparison and also shares what she’ll do different this time around, read on to find out more. Week: 33 Baby is the size of a: Pineapple How was your first pregnancy? My first pregnancy was horrible!! I was 5 weeks when I found out I was pregnant (I found out for my 21st birthday) and around 8 weeks I started getting the worse morning sickness. By the next week I was in hospital getting diagnosed with hyperemesis gravidarum and it was so bad I lost a whole bunch…

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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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    34 Weeks Pregnant – 11 months apart

    Joanne shares her pregnancy journey with baby number two. Her little girls will be 11 months apart when she is due to give birth via planned c section. Read on to hear how she has been feeling this time round and how they are preparing for their next little bundle of joy! I have a 10-month-old baby girl…so she was only 3 months when I found out I was pregnant again! I ended up having an emergency c-section with my little girl Cartier, so the hospital has recommended for me to have another c-section this time as it is so close to the last birth…so I have a c-section booked…

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    36 Weeks Pregnant – Second Baby

    Baby is the size of a: Pineapple, apparently! Cravings: None really, but I certainly have more of a sweet tooth than usual. Symptoms: Insomnia, tiredness (probably the result of the insomnia), and a little bit of heartburn starting, but not bad at all. My skin is looking pretty good and my hair is really lush, neither of which I noticed last time.  My weight: 80 kg (gain of 11/12 kilos so far, four kilos less than total gain in my first pregnancy). I’ve been feeling: Mostly happy, but a little anxious. Especially about how our 2.5 year old will cope and who will look after her while I am at the…

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    26 Weeks Pregnant – Restless sleep

    Week 26 Baby is the size of a: Red Cabbage. Cravings: Kiwifruit & Chocolate Symptoms: Tired, sore lower stomach Weight: 60kgs I’ve been feeling: TIRED! Suppose that this normal being pregnant with a toddler. Been really sore in my tummy, like growing pains/stretching. I have found this pregnancy very different to my first. I was sick this time as well but it was a lot later in my pregnancy and resulted in me having to go on anti nausea medication. My sleep has been: Very up and down, I’m up a lot to pee and have been for a while. Some nights I’m tossing and turning lots, other nights I’m…

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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…