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September 2010

It only took 26 weeks…

by Melanie Edwards on September 21, 2010 · 5 comments

in Pregnancy

26 weeks pregnant

As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, I have been much more relaxed during this second pregnancy. I’ve been trying to make an effort to pay attention to more details and now feel better about certain things: we signed up for a baby registry, have a plan for where our baby boy will sleep, and are this.close to finalizing a name. We’ve also started discussing our baby girl’s 5 year old birthday party and will begin planning it ahead of time, since her birthday is a few days before our due date.

All of these things have helped my mind be more at ease. I’m feeling more in control about what the next few months will bring and what we need to do to be prepared. There’s still much to do, but we’re making progress.

The pregnancy itself is progressing good. I had another episode of really bad Braxton Hicks contractions that knocked me out for about a day, but otherwise, things are going well and baby is growing good.

26 weeks pregnantAnd, finally…as you can see from the photo up top, we took the first belly pictures for this pregnancy! It only took 26 weeks…now I have to remember to keep taking pictures the remainder of the pregnancy.

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