Monthly Archive:: August 2010

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Learning How To (Sorta) Breastfeed Before Baby Arrives

We attended our breastfeeding class on Saturday.  We learned some basics about it such as, positioning, latching on, identifying early hunger cues, health benefits, financial benefits, etc.  We also learned about nursing bras, breast/nipple care, pumps, and storage of breast milk. There was a lot of information and right now that’s what

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Time To Balance Lots Of Doctor Appointments….

All the superduper extra monitoring is about to start. Just for a bit o’ background info so you don’t have to try and dig through past posts: I’m 28.5 weeks now and was diagnosed with GD at 15 weeks.  They suspect possible Type 2 (T2) that was undiagnosed (but I honestly don’t

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Childbirth – My Body Is Going To Do WHAT?!

Last weekend we had our childbirth class.  It was a couple hours long on Friday night and then about 3ish more hours on Saturday morning.  I kinda liked it that way rather than going for an hour or two once a week for 6 weeks… that’s just too much. The class was

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Good-bye Sleep, Hello Baby Feet

Today was a very long day.  It’s not easy to go to work and do all that is needed to be done on a Monday when super exhausted. I didn’t sleep well at all last night.  It’s the worst night of sleep so far this pregnancy. I went to bed around 10:30pm

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A Look At The Growing Belly Of The Second Trimester

Recently I’ve heard more comments about the size of my baby bump and have been catching more people staring at it too.  This makes me happy to know I’m showing more and it’s more obvious that I’m preggo and not just fat!  When I got dressed on Saturday to go to a