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10 Surprising Things About the Second Trimester

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Back at the end of my first trimester, I wrote a post about the things that no one tells you about it! Well, I’m now into my third trimester, and whilst I felt more prepared for the second leg of my pregnancy there were still a lot of surprising things that I just didn’t expect. Although the second trimester is much more talked about than the first, it’s still important that we communicate with one another, and most importantly that we make sure that everyone realises that there is no right way to be pregnant! If there is one thing I’ve taken from the last few months of my pregnancy, it’s that I simply cannot compare myself to other people during their pregnancy without doing my head in. That being said, here are some of the most surprising things that I found in my second trimester that might just make your time make a bit more sense…

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Best Free Pregnancy Tracker and Parenting Apps

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Pregnancy can be a stressful and uncertain time, particularly if you’re a first-time mum or don’t know that many people with children. I for one, turned into a neurotic mess the moment I found out that I was expecting, so finding support was crucial for me. One of my most important sources of support and information has come from the many and varied pregnancy tracker and parenting apps that I’ve downloaded, which give me daily, weekly and monthly info related to where I am in my pregnancy and what to expect in the weeks to come.  Continue Reading…

What No One Tells You About The First Trimester

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So, I’m pregnant. I’m currently nearly 13 weeks and we have just announced our exciting news to the world! I’m ecstatic that I am finally going to get to be a mum, but the last 12+ weeks (or 9 since I found out) have certainly presented me with some interesting findings…not all of them very fun. With that in mind, and to help any other newly pregnant mums out there who might be freaking out right now, here are some of the things I’ve learnt about the first trimester of pregnancy which no one ever felt the need to tell me! Continue Reading…