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36 weeks pregnant

Pregnancy Week 37

Here I am in week 37 and I feel the baby behaving differently! Instead of being quiet and having hiccups 2-3 times a day, she almost lost the hiccups and is wriggling around much more. I also feel her as if she descended slightly. I think she might be arriving in two weeks time, which […]

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First Letter to Mia (Age 8 Months In Mommy’s Belly)

This is my first letter to my baby girl and I am so glad I wrote it as part of touchstonez Letters to Littles monthly project. I’m happy I transformed my thoughts into words partly because this is the last month my baby is still in the womb and partly because it just felt so […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Baby Mia in Pregnancy Week 36

Inspired by Hobo Mama‘s Wordless Wednesday. WHAT DOES/DID YOUR BABY LOOK LIKE TOWARDS THE END OF PREGNANCY? PLEASE SHARE IN THE COMMENTS SECTION BELOW 🙂 You might also like: Pregnancy Ultrasound – Should You Do It? “Can You See The Hamburger?” (Baby’s Gender) Nuchal Translucency Screening First Ultrasound!

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Pregnancy Week 36

I’m entering week 36 of pregnancy!!! Hurray! I even found one source which states that after week 35 of pregnancy, baby is considered full term. Wow! All the other publications I’ve read consider the baby to be full term at 37 weeks but it’s great to know that she’s almost ready! So what’s going on with […]

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It’s A Small World After All

Today I read Disney: It’s A Small World to my unborn baby girl and had her listen to this beautiful Disney song:  by Richard M. and Robert B. Sherman  It’s a world of laughter, A world of tears. It’s a world of hopes, And a world of fears. There’s so much that we share, That it’s […]

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34 weeks pregnant on the beach

Pregnancy Week 35 – Feeling Great :)

Starting pregnancy week 35 with only 3 weeks to go until baby is full-term!!! How exciting! We’re getting closer and closer!!! And after I discovered the magical effect of apples – my heartburn problems disappeared! What a relief!!! I am feeling really great with no disturbing side effects! Yey! What’s happening this week? Baby’s crown […]

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Pregnancy Week 34 – Same Weight As In Week 26!

I’m already starting my 34th week! How exciting!!! While baby is steadily gaining weight – exactly as Pregnancy Day By Day indicates, I am at the same number of kilos as I was in week 26! That is however due to my fantastic acid reflux and regular throwing up (not fun) – but I think I found […]

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40 weeks pregnant

Growing Pregnant Belly Week By Week

(Scroll down for pictures of pregnancy.) The pregnant belly is a mystery (well not for your gynecologist, but still), it’s where the miracle of life starts (really that would be the fallopian tube but let’s not get into details now), it’s where we’ve all spent 9 months (some much shorter!) before we came to this […]

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HypnoBirthing – The Mongan Method

Preparing for childbirth, I keep reading 🙂 Today I would like to share with you my favorite quotes/takeaways from HypnoBirthing: The Mongan Method: A natural approach to a safe, easier, more comfortable birthing (3rd Edition) These are the parts I highlighted: 95% of families have normal, low- or no-risk pregnancies. Your journey into parenthood is one […]

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Pregnancy Week 33 – She’s On Her Way

She seems more and more real to me with the hiccups and the stretching in my belly and even reminding me to be happy – when I once got sad and started crying she was obviously disturbed and made me throw up – that definitely stopped the crying! She’s clearly on her way (it’s only […]

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5 Top Birth Songs

Yes, I’m a freak, I managed to compile 500 songs for my birth playlist. But then I thought – hey, what if I had to make a CD and choose only around 20? So I did it and then I thought – there are really 5 that actually stand out and just make me want […]

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5 Surprising Ways To Give Birth

FAST – how about getting it over with in 2 minutes? Well it has happened before! A British lady delivered a healthy baby girl in less than 120 seconds after her waters broke. The mother did a lot of walking during her pregnancy and she thinks that the exercise helped the baby’s smooth delivery. No wonder my […]

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Childbirth Breathing Techniques

Although the midwife at my prenatal class said she wouldn’t teach us any particular breathing techniques for labor because our body knows how to breathe, my thirst for knowledge won. I picked up HypnoBirthing: The Mongan Method: A natural approach to a safe, easier, more comfortable birthing (3rd Edition) and here’s what I learned about breathing techniques […]

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Affirmations for Childbirth

What are affirmations? In my book Read Me – I Am Magical: Open Me and I Will Reveal 12 Secrets to Love, Happiness & Personal Power. As You Leaf Through Me See How Remarkable You Feel I explain that affirmations are words or phrases that are said over and over in order to affirm thoughts about […]

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