Good Grief Blog

Pregnancy Updates [27 Weeks - 31 Weeks]

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In my last bumpdate post, I said at the end that hopefully the next one would be a little more boring… Well, I must have jinxed myself because we spent another two days in Labor and Delivery AND I’m dilated to 1cm and 80% thinned. My doctor says I could stay this way for another two months or things could change pretty quickly, so we’re just taking things one day at a time over here. But we’ve officially made it to 32 weeks and I feel REALLY good about that!

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Infertility Gave Me Gratitude, Pregnancy Gave Me Humility

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Before I begin, I have to make this disclaimer: I am not saying I am MORE grateful or that I am completely humbled! I'm simply sharing my experiences with both situations with you.

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Hospital To-Go Bag Essentials for Mom, Dad & Baby

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We decided it was important for us to pack our Hospital To-Go Bags ASAP just in case my body decides it’s time to kick baby girl out OR if baby girl decides it’s time to come— ready or not. So I asked my Instagram Friends what their Hospital Bag ESSENTIALS were because I’ve read a LOT of blog posts of mamas who brought a TON of extra/unnecessary things, and I’m kind of a minimalist at heart, so I just wanted the ESSENTIALS. These were the items that were suggested the very most.

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Affirmations for Labor & Delivery

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A few weeks ago, I was feeling particularly anxious about giving birth. And honestly, every day that giving birth gets closer, I get a little more nervous. Of course, I’m excited to meet our sweet baby girl, but the whole idea of giving birth makes me really nervous. So I asked my friends on Instagram to share their favorite affirmations for labor and delivery with me. The ones they shared with me were so good, so I decided to type them up and share them with whoever may need them. I also made some graphics for each of them that you can screenshot and save or share.

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21 weeks - the beginning of week 26

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How it’s already been another month, I do. not. know. BUT here we are again with another monthly baby update! I started writing this post and was like, “oh nothing really new to report…” and then we spent the better part of the day in labor and delivery trying to sort out some weird abdominal pain that i’ve been having. more on that below!

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