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Second Trimester Recap

25th October 2022

The second trimester was far more positive than the first trimester, but it still had its ups and downs. Let’s start with the positives… Pregnancy Glow – I was greeted with this quite early on and I’m so thankful for that. The difference it made to my self-esteem, even when there were times I still […]

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27 Weeks Pregnant | Pregnancy Diary

25th October 2022

27 weeks pregnant + 6 days Stretch marks? Nope. I’ve continued using my favourite Almond Milk Body Butter which has been helping keep my skin hydrated, so that coupled with no rapid weight gain I think is a match made in heaven! Sleep? Same as last week, it’s on and off. I haven’t struggled as […]

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26 Weeks Pregnant | Pregnancy Diary

18th October 2022

26 weeks pregnant + 6 days I lost track of these weekly updates as appointments and movements started to pick up. As there was no way I could backtrack and even attempt to fill out the missing ten weeks, I figured I’d just pick it up from my current week (week 26 – oh my […]

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16 Weeks Pregnant | Pregnancy Diary

9th August 2022

16 weeks pregnant + 6 days Stretch marks? Nope, but the scar from my old belly button piercing is starting to stretch outwards… Sleep? Up and down again this week. I’m wearing my husband’s pyjama shorts and proper maternity underwear and it’s made all the difference, but once I wake up at whatever O’clock, I’m […]

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15 Weeks Pregnant | Pregnancy Diary

2nd August 2022

15 weeks pregnant + 6 days Stretch marks? None yet, but still moisturising daily to ensure my skin is hydrated. I know there’s nothing I can do to prevent them, but the least I can do is look after my skin. Sleep? Worst week of sleep yet. I just can’t get comfortable, none of my […]

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My Early Pregnancy Symptoms

29th July 2022

After trying to conceive for over a year, I was no stranger to trying to spot early pregnancy symptoms. Every little change in my mood and body left me thinking, “could this be it?”. Every little twinge or ache had me believing it could be implantation cramps. Funnily enough though, the month we finally found […]

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14 Weeks Pregnant | Pregnancy Diary

26th July 2022

14 weeks pregnant + 6 days Stretch marks? Nope, but I am actively moisturising my pregnant belly daily now as my bump is definitely coming on strong and firming up, so feels like a good time to start prepping my skin ready for more stretching. Sleep? It’s up and down, but the heatwave this week […]

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