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Second Pregnancy – Doing it all again!

A journal covering the second pregnancy, with weekly updates on how it feels to grow a baby: physically, emotionally, mentally. Follow the good, the bad and the awesome of having another baby.

Week 15: Cinnamon Roll

A week with health issues but mostly with a positive mood, feeling the baby growing, with a visit from my dad and gearing up for the house move.

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Week 7 – He smooths, all is smooth again

My husband has returned home and kissed me and all the worries disappeared. Everything is peaceful again, my body is quiet and our boy is bursting with good mood and energy. Welcome home, my love, we missed you.

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Week 8 – Bitter Sweet

We met our baby again! The three of us went to the doctor and had an ultrasound. We could see the baby, now much more prominent: you could clearly distinguish the head, the belly and even his spine. Or hers. Everything seems to be going well. Our baby, though, has been having a tough time napping again. The fighting is exhausting for both of us. What does he need?

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Week 9: Flying with the Flow

Everything is happening so quickly! Let’s fly with the flow, enjoy the moment and be grateful for such a magical family and life.
It’s time to breathe in before the next wave of changes.

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Week 11: Cosy Cocoon

We are moving! End of March we’ll be moving to our new cocoon. The baby is growing well and we made the big test. The boy is happy, learning to walk and taking his first steps? Me, I am rejoicing and needing some cosy time.

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Week 12: My Passion Fruit is a boy!

A lot of passion, sweat and tears this week. The highlight is, of course, getting positive results from the genetic screening of the baby! On top of it, we got to know a bit more about the baby: it’s a boy! I will be surrounded by men, and I couldn’t be happier about it.

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Week 13: Spikes

A spike in growth, in the mood, in energy and family rhythms. A week that went by quickly as the first trimester comes to an end.

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Here comes our second baby!

For now, I am trying not to throw the fireworks – it’s just the beginning, anything can happen. Either way, I am feeling great, daddy is jumping around, and even the baby seems to have picked up on the energy and is quite excited as well.

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Week 14: Time to Pause

We took the time this week to go on a family vacation. It was good to pause and just enjoy the moment as we gather some energy to face the next few months and weeks.

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Week 6 – Harsh

Sometimes you can spin things around with a positive attitude. This time was not one of those times. 
It was tough and I am glad it’s coming to an end.

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Week 5 – now for real

I am still not entirely believing that I am pregnant again. Yet, nausea, tiredness and mood swings are helping a little to make it real.

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