Tag: pregnancy

Hope for the Anxious Mama

From the moment my baby was placed in my arms, I was head over heels in love with him. So in love that I (like many parents, I’m sure) wanted to do everything exactly right. Car seat secured, straps in the right position and tight enough, sleeping in a bassinet in our room — with

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38 Week Update

38 weeks caused us to feel a sense of urgency about EVERYTHING. I went into high-nesting mode and froze a bunch of crockpot dinners, made energy bites for the hospital and provided directions on what needed to be cleaned (I helped where I could but obviously avoided any chemicals). After meeting with our doula for

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Winter Wonderland in CH

This past weekend brought us our first snow of the year, and also our first snow since living in Chapel Hill. We only got about 3-4 inches and some ice mixed in with it but it made for a pretty couple days around the neighborhood. It was also incredibly cold, so it made for a

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36/37 Week Update

I’m technically 37 weeks now, so I’m going to combine weeks 36 and 37 into one post. I just had my 37 week appointment and everything looks good. Strong heartbeat, still active and still head down – but also still carrying high so probably not coming in the immediate future. That being said, I’m getting

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35 Week Update

It is crazy to think that Christmas has already come and gone and we are another week closer to meeting our sweet babe. The holidays haven’t really felt like the holidays to us this year – we’re chalking it up to our minds being pre-occupied with baby thoughts. That being said, we had a wonderful

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